State Economy

Despite strong growth in overall economic productivity over the past decade, the majority of Washington’s working families have not shared in the economic wealth they have helped create. EOI is working to ensure economic growth is founded on broad-based prosperity, so economic security and opportunity are available to all. New public policies are needed to match the changes on our economy, including access to health care, paid family leave and paid sick days, retirement security, and a social safety net.

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Research and Publications

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Equal Pay Opportunity Act

Fact Sheet | November 7, 2014

Unequal pay creates economy-busting jobs Women make up half of the workforce and earn more

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Washington State Work & Family Agenda

Fact Sheet | November 7, 2014

Equal Pay Opportunity Act  Women hold nearly half of all jobs and earn the majority of col

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Latest Blog Posts

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Paying an Unfair Price: The Financial Penalty for LGBT Women in America

Economic Opportunity Institute | March 26, 2015

New research illustrates why women in the Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual and Transgender (LGBT) co

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A woman’s work is never done: A new economic agenda

Marilyn Watkins | March 24, 2015

Women’s work is central to our economy. Most households couldn’t make ends meet without wo

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