Es un hecho indiscutible que una persona que trabaje al tiempo completo ganado el salario mínimo federal de $7,25 por hora ganara $15,080 al año, por debajo de la línea federal de pobreza para cualquier hogar con niños
The workers who stand to benefit from an increase in the minimum wage are mostly women—and these women are likely to be working mothers over age 25.
Mujeres en los Estados Unidos solo ganan 78 centavos por cada dólar que ganan los hombres. Pero la confusión de este número es ¿qué significa? Y ¿de dónde viene?
Video Women in the United States only earn 78 cents to the dollar compared with men. But there is a lot of confusion about this number. What does it really mean? And where did it come from?
The Social Security program should be strengthened to support working women as they age and face the realities of caring for their families.
Public policy is an essential tool for promoting women’s workforce participation and leadership.
Fact Sheet The gender wage gap has not seen real movement since 2007, but seven actions could help change that.
Issue Brief Critics complain that estimates of the gender wage gap are inaccurate oversimplifications. In reality, the statistic that women earn 77 cents to the male dollar reflects real structural barriers to equality deserving of attention.
The FAMILY Act will help families, local communities, and our economy by making paid leave a reality for working Americans.
Issue Brief We need policies that ensure all workers have the opportunity to both excel at work and care for the family members who need them.
Paid family and medical leave will help lift our entire economy by providing a vital and earned benefit for workers of every background, regardless of their gender, ethnicity, parental status, age, ability, or income level.
Issue Brief What is the FAMILY Act? Why do Americans need it? What will it cost employers? Answers to your questions on the new paid family and medical leave legislation.
Jane Farrell and Sarah Jane Glynn explore the question of whether there is more gender equality among minority men and women than among whites.
Issue Brief Early childhood education cultivates a future workforce, secures long-term economic competitiveness, and develops our nation’s future leaders. Universal high-quality pre-K and child care will also help families across America that are struggling with costly child care bills, missing work to provide care, or sending their children to low-quality care centers.