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New Working Paper: How the Forbes “America’s Best Employers for Diversity” Listing Actually Tells Us Nothing About Corporate Diversity, Equity and Inclusion: The Case of Maximus

10 January, 2024

This report takes a detailed look at the methods used to determine the Forbes list of “America’s Best Employers for Diversity.” Based on the principles of survey and social research, Tom Juravich and Erik Plowden examine the data used, how it was collected, and analyzed to determine the DEI rankings. 


New Working Paper! The Social and Economic Costs of Illegal Misclassification, Wage Theft and Tax Fraud in Residential Construction in Massachusetts

This study examines labor and employment practices in the residential construction industry in Massachusetts. Our research is based on more than 60 in-depth interviews with documented and undocumented workers, union and non-union contractors, union and public officials, and community activists involved in residential construction.

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Announcing 2.0

As firms have grown more complex and globalized, strategic corporate research is more vital for a successful campaign than ever before. Labor, environmental and community activists need resources to fight back. has provided those resources for over a decade.

What’s New

Over the last year, the team made some big changes to the site, including: