“labor” Charts

Full Time Workers Are Less Likely to be Depressed »

Americans not in the workforce, unemployed, or employed part time but looking for full time work are more likely to…

Steven Davies
by: Steven Davies
views: 400
Score: 4

The Fluctuation of the U.S. Poverty Rate »

This chart shows the poverty rate based on CPI research series using current methods, meaning that money income is adjusted.…

Steven Davies
by: Steven Davies
views: 301
Score: 4

The World's Massive Inequality, In One Pie Chart »

Just over 8% of the world's population controls over 80% of the world's wealth.

SavvyRoo
by: SavvyRoo
views: 128
Score: 2

Workers w/ Family Member Enrolled in Public Program »

In a recent New Yorker magazine article, they cited a recent study that over 50% of the fast-food workers require…

NYC Politics
by: NYC Politics
views: 267
Score: 2

Who are the Hungry in America? »

In a recent poll, it was found that over one quarter of Mississippians struggled to afford food at least once…

In These Times
by: In These Times
views: 273
Score: 2

Unemployed Persons per Job Opening »

After peaking at 6.7 in July 2009, the number of unemployed Americans per job opening has decreased to 3.07 in…

Steven Davies
by: Steven Davies
views: 376
Score: 2

Unemployment: Foreign Born vs. Native Born »

Foreign born and native born populations in the U.S. had the same unemployment rate of 8.1% in 2012. Women had…

Steven Davies
by: Steven Davies
views: 105
Score: 2

The Declining Power Of American Labor »

Once a key force within the American economy, labor unions have faced significant decline over the past 30 years. While…

SavvyRoo
by: SavvyRoo
views: 190
Score: 1

Productivity Aided by Technological Advances »

Between 1973 and 2014, technological advances have made workers more productive and sharply increased their pay. However, it has had…

The Heritage Foundation
by: The Heritage Foundation
views: 268
Score: 1

Americans Have No Idea How Bad Inequality Really Is »

If there were one chart that could sum up inequality in the United States and the subdued support there is…

Peter Graham
by: Peter Graham
views: 84
Score: 1

What Are Salaried Americans Giving Up? »

Salaried Americans give up significantly more personal time each week than their hourly paid counterparts. Nearly 60% of salaried Americans…

Peter Graham
by: Peter Graham
views: 35
Score: 1

How Long Does America Work Each Week? »

Half of Americans with a full-time job work over 40 hours a week, with nearly 1 in 5 clocking in…

Peter Graham
by: Peter Graham
views: 43
Score: 1

Why is America a Bad Place to Be a Worker? »

Americans expressed a 60 percentage point difference between those saying 'yes' and those saying 'no' to whether or not the…

In These Times
by: In These Times
views: 160
Score: 1

Forced Labor: The Billion Dollar Money Maker »

Global forced labor is producing insurmountable illegal profits of $150 billion U.S. dollars each year. Sexual exploitation is the primary…

SavvyRoo
by: SavvyRoo
views: 27
Score: 1

Women Nearly Twice as Likely to Earn Minimum Wage (or less) »

Data taken from the Bureau of Labor Statistics shows that women make up 62% of Americans making the minimum wage…

In These Times
by: In These Times
views: 47
Score: 1

A Subjective View of Class Identification »

The terms "lower class", "working class", "middle class", and "upper class" are frequently used in media. However, the figure above…

CEPR
by: CEPR
views: 384
Score: 1

Employment Among Older Workers is Leveling Off »

The January jobs report shows some leveling off of employment among older workers. While there was an increase in employment…

CEPR
by: CEPR
views: 156
Score: 1

Obamacare, Minimum Wage Hike Would Increase Labor Costs »

A proposal to increase the federal minimum wage, coupled with existing employer mandates from Obamacare, would increase the minimum cost…

The Heritage Foundation
by: The Heritage Foundation
views: 103
Score: 1

What Happens When the Police Stop Policing? »

There appears to be a coordinated 'slowdown' of policing activity throughout NYC, in response to Mayor de Blasio's supposed lack…

Anthony Sibley (AJ)
by: Anthony Sibley (AJ)
views: 248

#Humantrafficking: Over 35 Million People Are Still Slaves »

We're accustomed to thinking of slavery as a problem of the past, but it truly isn't. Millions of people worldwide…

Kathleen Reynolds
by: Kathleen Reynolds
views: 67

The Most Powerful Passports »

Being a citizen of a particular country can have its benefits - this is particularly obvious when it comes to…

SavvyRoo
by: SavvyRoo
views: 69

Investing In The Future: Capital vs. Labor »

In economics, business investment takes two major forms: capital and labor. In the United States, the return on investment is,…

Cato Institute
by: Cato Institute
views: 141

Amid Drastic Inequality, Many Feel They Are 'Falling Behind' »

7 in 10 Americans making less than $30,000 a year feel their incomes are falling behind the rising cost of…

In These Times
by: In These Times
views: 37

President Obama Is Still the Deporter-In-Chief »

In FY2013, Immigration and Customs Enforcement deported 369,644 people, the fewest since FY2008. However, this deportation figure is still higher…

Cato Institute
by: Cato Institute
views: 60

The Fed's Recent Unconventional Actions »

During the financial panics in 2001 and 2008, the Fed increased the supply of reserve balances, thereby supplying liquidity to…

Cato Institute
by: Cato Institute
views: 51

Human Trafficking: Different Types and their Prevelance »

Human Trafficking is a horrific reality of our world. In the United States, California, Texas, and Florida ( in that…

Alejandro Esquino Gomez
by: Alejandro Esquino Gomez
views: 59

In a Trying Industry, What's the Secret to Worker Retention? »

In the home care industry, turnover is high, but not for the home care workers in America's largest worker-owned co-op.…

YES! Magazine
by: YES! Magazine
views: 126

Why Young People Are Part-Time Employed in Europe »

Education is the main reason for part-time employment among the youth in Europe with 41.4% of people aged 15-29 years…

Knoema
by: Knoema
views: 12

Working Life Expectancy in Europe »

While unemployment rate as well as other standard indicators of economic activity focus on specific stages of person's life cycle,…

Knoema
by: Knoema
views: 18

Rethinking the U.S. Employment Landscape »

Manufacturing has been the back bone of the American labor force since Industrialization. But with technological advancement and outsourcing, the…

Lauren L.
by: Lauren L.
views: 56

Top Five Reasons Students Decide to Go to College »

Research shows that consumers of postsecondary education and training are keenly interested in workforce results, such as post-graduation employment and…

CLASP
by: CLASP
views: 162

Americans Split Over Increased Deportations »

In a recent Pew survey, Americans were asked if they thought increased deportations were a good thing or a bad…

Steven Davies
by: Steven Davies
views: 83

2012: Foreign-Born Workers By Region of Origin »

In 2012, there were 25 million foreign-born workers age 16 years and older in the U.S. labor force. 130 million…

Kaitlin Senk
by: Kaitlin Senk
views: 111

Workers' Share of Corporate Revenue Plummets »

We are currently in a time of record profits for corporations. At the same time these companies are delivering less…

The National Memo
by: The National Memo
views: 47

Why is the economy growing so slowly? »

The U.S. economy has grown slowly since the recession in 2008 and 2009. In the three years following the recession,…

Steven Davies
by: Steven Davies
views: 104

The Government Lends a Helping Hand »

Federal means-tested programs and tax credits provide cash payments or assistance with health care, nutrition, education, housing, or other needs…

Steven Davies
by: Steven Davies
views: 109
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