What works for workers? : public policies and innovative strategies for low-wage workers / Stephanie Luce, Jennifer Luff, Joseph A. McCartin, and Ruth Milkman, editors.

Format
Book
Language
English
Published/​Created
  • New York : Russell Sage Foundation, [2014]
  • ©2014
Description
xii, 349 pages : illustrations ; 23 cm

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Editor
Bibliographic references
Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents
An economy that works for workers / Alice O'Connor -- What can labor organizations do for U.S. workers when unions can't do what unions used to do? / Richard B. Freeman -- Connecting the disconnected : improving education and employment outcomes among disadvantaged youth / Peter B. Edelman and Harry J. Holzer -- Mending the fissured workplace / David Weil -- Holding the line on workplace standards : what works for immigrant workers (and what doesn't)? / Jennifer Gordon -- Career ladders in the low-wage labor market / Paul Osterman -- Employment subsidies to firms and workers : key distinctions between the effects of the work opportunity tax credit and the earned income tax credit / Sarah Hamersma -- Living wages, minimum wages, and low-wage workers / Stephanie Luce -- Improving low-income workers' access to unemployment insurance / Jeffrey B. Wenger -- Can the Affordable Care Act reverse three decades of declining health insurance coverage for low-wage workers? / John Schmitt -- Low-wage workers and paid family leave : the California experience / Ruth Milkman and Eileen Appelbaum.
ISBN
  • 9780871545718 (alk. paper)
  • 0871545713 (alk. paper)
LCCN
2013030555
OCLC
855491752
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