Monthly Archives: October 2007

The State of Working Washington 2007

A Fair Deal at Work Equal Pay

Report | October 15, 2007

Washington has enjoyed three years of strong job growth, but the effects of recession continue to linger for many families. While we are much further along the path of recovery than the country as a whole, population growth since 2000 has outstripped the supply of newly created jobs. Moreover, the benefits of

Straight Facts on Social Security

A Fair Deal at Work Retirement Security Social Security

Fact Sheet | October 1, 2007

Social Security is a great American success story: In 2006 Social Security provided $546 billion in benefits to 49 million people. With lifetime retirement benefits, annual cost of living increases, and family benefits, Social Security has come close to eliminating poverty among the elderly. While we often th

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