Job Announcement: Development Manager, part-time (expires April 19, 2013) Position Description The Economic Opportunity Institute (EOI) is a non-profit public policy center dedicated to restoring the promise of the middle class by advancing public policies that promote educational opportunity, good jobs, healthy families and workplaces, and a dignified retirement for all. The Development Manager is […]
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Washington began shedding jobs in the fall of 2008 as the Great Recession started taking its toll on the state. That was more than four years ago, and many workers and families are still experiencing the effects of the recession. However, Washington’s economy appears to be on the rebound, and gradually adding jobs over the […]
Republican leaders like Speaker Boehner have suggested that increasing tax rates on the wealthiest one percent of Americans would be a mistake, alleging that the top one percent are the preeminent job creators and entrepreneurs in our economy. In fact, it turns out that the top one percent create only about one percent of businesses […]
The Great Recession and ensuing state budget cuts have severely impacted women’s employment, economic security, health, and safety, according to a recent brief from the Washington Budget and Policy Center. A few of the highlights lowlights: Of the $10 billion in state spending cuts already made, 93 percent have targeted education, health, and human services – […]