Labor & Economic News Blog
Friday, October 29, 2010
For jobless, illegal immigration can be a sore pointFor jobless, illegal immigration can be a sore point
Javier Gonzalez believes he would have a job today were it not for illegal immigration. "I think that illegal immigrants
Thursday, October 28, 2010
Graduate employment gapGraduate employment gap
This Briefing Paper further explores the racial and ethnic variation in the employment situation for recent high school and college graduates.
Tuesday, October 19, 2010
Study: Public workers not highly paidStudy: Public workers not highly paid
College-educated employees actually earn less than their counterparts in the private sector.
CWED Paper on "The Truth about Public Employees in California: They are Neither Overpaid nor Overcompensated"The Truth about Public Employees in California: They are Neither Overpaid nor Overcompensated
This reports shows that wages earned by California’s public employees are about 7 percent lower, on average, than those received by comparable private sector worker. However, when taking into account the more generous benefits received by government employees, there remains no significant difference in the level of total compensation between the two sectors