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Expertise: Economics, employment, labor, women and work, workforce development, business and industry

Sarah Jane Glynn is Senior Policy Adviser at American Progress. Her work at American Progress focuses on gendered economics, work-family issues, and workplace policies. Her research addresses the economic issues facing working families today with an emphasis on policies that help families cope with the conflicts between wage earning and caregiving.

Glynn has appeared on PBS, MSNBC, FOX News, and C-SPAN; her writing has appeared in The Atlantic, U.S. News & World Report, and The Advocate; and she has been cited by The New York Times, The Washington Post, The Wall Street Journal, and The New York Post, among others.

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Rhetoric vs. Reality: Equal PayCenter for American ProgressNovember 7, 2016
Paid Leave 101Center for American ProgressNovember 2, 2016
The Cost of Work-Family Policy InactionCenter for American ProgressSeptember 22, 2016
Rhetoric vs. Reality: Paid Family and Medical LeaveCenter for American ProgressAugust 11, 2016
Fast Facts on Who Has Access to Paid Time Off and FlexibilityCenter for American ProgressApril 26, 2016
Who Gets Time Off?Center for American ProgressApril 26, 2016
What’s Keeping Women’s Pay in the Mad Men Era?Center for American ProgressApril 12, 2016
The Gender Wage Gap and Women’s Retirement Security Go Hand in HandThe Huffington PostApril 11, 2016
Fast Facts: Economic Security for South Carolina FamiliesCenter for American ProgressFebruary 18, 2016
Fast Facts: Economic Security for Nevada FamiliesCenter for American ProgressFebruary 16, 2016
Women and Families’ Economic Security in New HampshireCenter for American ProgressJanuary 29, 2016
Administering Paid Family and Medical LeaveCenter for American ProgressNovember 19, 2015
Women and Families’ Economic Security in IowaCenter for American ProgressNovember 5, 2015
State Paid Leave AdministrationCenter for American ProgressSeptember 30, 2015
Fast Facts: Economic Security for North Carolina FamiliesCenter for American ProgressSeptember 24, 2015
Every worker, not just those at Netflix, deserves paid family leaveMarketWatchAugust 12, 2015
Fast Facts: Economic Security for Iowa FamiliesCenter for American ProgressJuly 30, 2015
Fast Facts: Economic Security for Ohio FamiliesCenter for American ProgressJuly 16, 2015
Infographic: Raising the Minimum Wage Would Have the Greatest Impact on Working WomenCenter for American ProgressApril 30, 2015
The Gender Pay Gap ExplainedCenter for American ProgressApril 14, 2015
5 Reasons Why Social Security Matters for Women’s Economic SecurityCenter for American ProgressDecember 16, 2014
Infographic: To Promote Women’s Leadership, We Need Public PolicyCenter for American ProgressDecember 11, 2014
7 Actions that Could Shrink the Gender Wage GapCenter for American ProgressSeptember 18, 2014
Breadwinning Mothers, Then and NowCenter for American ProgressJune 20, 2014
Explaining the Gender Wage GapCenter for American ProgressMay 19, 2014
Family MattersCenter for American ProgressFebruary 5, 2014
Infographic: The Next Step for Family LeaveCenter for American ProgressFebruary 5, 2014
Real Family Values: Flexible Work Arrangements and Work-Life FitCenter for American ProgressDecember 19, 2013
What the FAMILY Act Means for All AmericansCenter for American ProgressDecember 12, 2013
The FAMILY Act: Facts and Frequently Asked QuestionsCenter for American ProgressDecember 12, 2013
The Gender Pay Gap by Race and EthnicityCouncil on Contemporary FamiliesJune 7, 2013
The Importance of Preschool and Child Care for Working MothersCenter for American ProgressMay 8, 2013
What Causes the Gender Wage Gap?Center for American ProgressApril 9, 2013
The Gender Wage Gap Differs by OccupationCenter for American ProgressApril 9, 2013
The United States Needs to Guarantee Paid Maternity LeaveCenter for American ProgressMarch 8, 2013
Ensuring Low-Wage Workers Also ‘Benefit’ from BenefitsSpotlight on Poverty and OpportunityFebruary 5, 2013
Our Working Nation in 2013Center for American ProgressFebruary 5, 2013
The Family and Medical Leave Act at 20: Still Necessary, Still Not EnoughThe AtlanticFebruary 5, 2013
Blame City Law for Your Nasty FluThe New York Daily NewsJanuary 22, 2013
White Men Are Not in DeclineThe AtlanticDecember 20, 2012
Latinos Deserve Equal Access to Paid Leave and Workplace FlexibilityNBC LatinoNovember 29, 2012
Latinos Least Likely to Have Paid Leave or Workplace FlexibilityCenter for American ProgressNovember 20, 2012
Working Parents’ Lack of Access to Paid Leave and Workplace FlexibilityCenter for American ProgressNovember 20, 2012
Workers Deserve Equal Access to Paid Leave and Workplace FlexibilityCenter for American ProgressNovember 20, 2012
There Are Significant Business Costs to Replacing EmployeesCenter for American ProgressNovember 16, 2012
The Many Benefits of Paid Family and Medical LeaveCenter for American ProgressNovember 2, 2012
Celebrating the Success of California’s Paid Family Leave ActCenter for American ProgressSeptember 27, 2012
Comprehensive Paid Family and Medical Leave for Today’s Families and WorkplacesCenter for American ProgressSeptember 19, 2012
The Need for Paid Sick LeaveCenter for American ProgressAugust 16, 2012
Fact Sheet: Child CareCenter for American ProgressAugust 16, 2012
Fact Sheet: Paid Family and Medical LeaveCenter for American ProgressAugust 16, 2012
Fact Sheet: Workplace FlexibilityCenter for American ProgressAugust 16, 2012
Fact Sheet: The Wage Gap for WomenCenter for American ProgressAugust 16, 2012
More Latino Children Would Go Hungry Under Roby AmendmentCenter for American ProgressJuly 11, 2012
Top 5 Economic Benefits from the President’s Immigration AnnouncementCenter for American ProgressJuly 9, 2012
Conservatives’ Stab at Pay Equity Falls ShortCenter for American ProgressJune 11, 2012
Separating Fact from Fiction About the Child Tax CreditCenter for American ProgressMay 30, 2012
The New Breadwinners: 2010 UpdateCenter for American ProgressApril 16, 2012
The Top 10 Facts About the Wage GapCenter for American ProgressApril 16, 2012
The Gender Wage Gap Double WhammyCenter for American ProgressApril 16, 2012
The Effects of Paid Family and Medical Leave on Employment Stability and Economic SecurityCenter for American ProgressApril 12, 2012
Caring for Our CaregiversCenter for American ProgressMarch 8, 2012
Paid Parental Leave Sorely Lacking Across the United StatesCenter for American ProgressMarch 7, 2012
President’s Bureau of Labor Statistics Budget Will Lead to Better Policies for WorkersCenter for American ProgressFebruary 15, 2012
Immigrants and the Child Tax Credit by the NumbersCenter for American ProgressJanuary 25, 2012
Talk About Class Warfare!Center for American ProgressJanuary 20, 2012
The Economywide Benefits of Unemployment Insurance Are Crystal ClearCenter for American ProgressDecember 22, 2011
Poor Economic Conditions in Alabama Will Get Worse with New Immigration LawCenter for American ProgressDecember 13, 2011
NPR Poll Shows Long-Term Unemployed Desperate for WorkCenter for American ProgressDecember 12, 2011
The Importance of Unionization Benefits for the Child Care System in CaliforniaCenter for American ProgressSeptember 22, 2011
Government Actions Raised Rural Communities from Depth of RecessionCenter for American ProgressSeptember 8, 2011