Heidi Shierholz

Heidi Shierholz is a senior economist and the Director of Policy at the Economic Policy Institute and is a former Chief Economist at the U.S. Department of Labor.


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Employers have aggressively dismantled unions and impeded organizing efforts. That's why we need fundamental reform of labor law. Read more

Working in America


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Obama’s regulations said workers with incomes up to $55,000 could qualify. Trump’s new regs reportedly will reduce that to $35,000. Read more

Working in America


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Wealthy donors and corporations backing the plaintiffs have little stake in the public education, social welfare, and other municipal systems that they largely do not use. Read more

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