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

Publication:
New York : Russell Sage Foundation, [2014] , ©2014
Format/Description:
Book
1 online resource (xii, 349 pages) : illustrations.
Subjects:
Unskilled labor -- United States.
Working poor -- United States.
Minimum wage -- United States.
Labor policy -- United States.
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.
Notes:
Includes bibliographical references and index.
Electronic reproduction. New York Available via World Wide Web.
Description based on print version record.
Contributor:
Luce, Stephanie, editor.
Luff, Jennifer, editor.
McCartin, Joseph Anthony, editor.
Milkman, Ruth, 1954- editor.
JSTOR (Organization)
ISBN:
9781610448192 (electronic bk.)
1610448197 (electronic bk.)
9780871545718
0871545713
Publisher Number:
99967464296
40023620717
Access Restriction:
Restricted for use by site license.
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