Shawn Fremstad

The Workforce Alliance


Shawn Fremstad is an adviser to several national non-profits on social and economic policy issues, and a Non-Resident Senior Fellow at The Workforce Alliance. He worked for many years at the Center on Budget and Policy Priorities in Washington, DC, and before that, as an attorney and policy specialist for legal aid programs in Minnesota.

Shawn is a graduate of the University of Minnesota Law School and has studied art and design at the Maryland Institute College of Art and the Corcoran College of Art + Design.

Featured Work

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NOV 29, 2007 Article

Policy Innovations Digital Magazine (2006-2016): Commentary: Unions Improve Jobs at the Bottom

One in three American jobs is low-wage work that often doesn't pay enough to make ends meet. Unionization substantially improves pay and benefits in these ...

MAR 19, 2007 Article

Policy Innovations Digital Magazine (2006-2016): Commentary: Want to Expand the Middle Class? Improve Low-Wage Jobs

Progressives aren't alone in worrying about the widening income gap these days. Even Federal Reserve Chief Ben Bernanke expresses concern. Much of the focus has ...