Research Products

Work Trends Reports


Documents dramatic erosion in the quality of life for millions of Americans as a result of the Great Recession. Explores those still unemployed as well as those who have found new jobs, Americans' views of government, and the financial impacts of the recession.


Examines Americans' assessments of the future of the economy and the labor market, the impact of the recession on Americans’ finances, causes of unemployment, and national policies and political leaders.


Documents workers' continuing struggle to find jobs and the sacrifices they have endured in a punishing economy.


This first Work Trends survey examines worker attitudes about important factors such as employer/employee loyalty, overall job satisfaction, the value of education and training, and the government’s role in the workforce.


Examines the widespread awareness of wellness programs among American workers, the unequal access to these programs, and views and opinions of employer-provided wellness programs.