The Gender Wage Gap Double Whammy
Sarah Jane Glynn details the damage inflicted on women’s lifetime earnings by the gender wage gap and shows how paid family and medical leave can help solve the problem.
Infographic: The Gender Pay Gap
Matt Separa considers what women and their families could do with the money they lose to the gender pay gap.
Pay Equity and Single Mothers of Color
Sophia Kerby argues that wage and wealth disparities that hurt women of color also hurts the country’s economy.
Unequal Pay Day for Black and Latina Women
Julie Ajinkya presents the basic facts about the deep pay inequality facing so many women of color in our economy today.
Protecting Workers and Their Families with Paid Family Leave and Caregiving Credits
Report Ann O'Leary explains how updating Social Security can help the program meet its original goal of providing economic security to families as a whole.
The Effects of Paid Family and Medical Leave on Employment Stability and Economic Security
Report Heather Boushey and Sarah Jane Glynn on how providing paid family and medical leave helps keep people employed.
Heather Boushey says we need to focus on jobs for women, who saw high losses during the recession in state and local government budget cuts.
Interactive Map: Women Provide for Their Families
Interactive Interactive map shows that over half of families in almost every state rely on a woman as the primary breadwinner or co-breadwinner.
Social Security Cares 101
Issue Brief On the anniversary of the Family and Medical Leave Act, Heather Boushey provides background on FMLA and outlines a strategy for providing paid family leave through Social Security.
The Shriver Report
Report Women as half of all workers changes everything, and is the key piece to understanding why we are in a transformational moment.
Interactive Graphic: Women Still Primary Breadwinners
Interactive Women are still the primary breadwinners, writes Heather Boushey, but they may begin to catch up to men's unemployment if job gains stall in the sectors that disproportionately employ them.