Employment

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Multimedia: On ‘Economic Polarization’

Will the future labor market leave low skilled workers behind? MIT’s David Autor offers insight.

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Multimedia: The Tipping Point for Tipped Work

Watch this EPI panel discussion on why exempting tipped workers from the regular minimum wage creates unlivable conditions in the growing service industry.

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Multimedia: The New Costs of Incarceration

In this video, the Center for Public Integrity and CNBC show us how prison bankers, vendors, and corrections facilities, profit from inmates’ families.

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Better Know a Deal: Aseptia Reheats Food Jobs

Heron investee Aseptia brings job opportunities back to a rural North Carolina county via food processing.

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Better Know a Deal: Packaging Jobs for the Environment

Julie Corbett, founder of packing company Ecologic, discusses their product, practices, and future plans for the company and what it has to with jobs.

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Field Notes: Impacting Job Quality & Quantity

A brief case study on impact management features Huntington Capital’s efforts to maximize impact on job quality in their third fund.

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Influencer Series: National Organization on Disability

In this video, NOD's Carol Glazer discusses their work to help employers meet new goals to hire people with disabilities and why it matters for poverty.

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Influencer Series: Bridging Education and Employment

In this video interview, CAEL’s Pamela Tate discusses their mission to remove barriers to adult education and the links to improved employment.

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Providing Tools for Success

Organization mission: To improve the quality of life for low- and moderate- income residents of the Delta regions of Arkansas, Louisiana and Mississippi by providing financing, technical assistance, and training for businesses, entrepreneurs, homebuyers, and communities; and forging strategic partnerships that build the region’s human and economic assets.