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Events

April 14, 2022

Register Now for EOI’s 2022 Legislative Wrap Up Event!

Join us as we recap the wins and challenges from the 2022 legislative session!

An Inclusive Economy

March 11, 2022

2022 Legislative Session Review

Washington legislators made good decisions but the measures passed will not reverse the 40-year trend of growing income inequality.

Equal Pay

March 10, 2022

Equal Pay Day 2022: Work Still Remains to Advance Gender Equity

Women’s history month and Equal Pay Day give us the opportunity to celebrate progress, and acknowledge the collective work we have ahead. 

Progressive Tax Reform

March 7, 2022

More than Meets the Eye: A Closer Look at Washington’s Economic Forecast and Budget

The way we talk about and report on the economy and the state budget often masks underlying problems

Progressive Tax Reform

March 3, 2022

We Must Defend Capital Gains and Invest in Washington’s Kids and Future

It's time to rethink how we invest in communities and our collective future

Funding Public Services

February 25, 2022

We Need an Ambitious Budget to Help our All People and Communities Thrive

If ever there was a time to invest deeply in our people and basic services, it’s now.

Research Feed

State of Working Washington
Economic Update: Workers’ Wages and Corporate Profits

Part 3/5: Recent wage gains for workers are dwarfed by growth in corporate profits

State of Working Washington
Economic Update: Business and Jobs

Part 2/5: While high-wage sectors have grown, low- and moderate-wage jobs are still making up pandemic losses

State of Working Washington
Economic Update: Employment and the Labor Force

Part 1/5: Unemployment continues to decline -- but there's substantial room for improvement.

Paid Family and Medical Leave
Improving Access to Washington’s Paid Family & Medical Leave Program

SB 5649 factsheet