Paid family leave is working for new fathers in California, and it is time for the rest of the nation to catch up.
In addition to giving working families a long-overdue raise, the new bill will save taxpayers an estimated $5.3 billion per year on SNAP when fully implemented.
Proposed cuts to Social Security Disability Insurance for beneficiaries who try to return to work and lose a job through no fault of their own are a step in the wrong direction.
Issue Brief Women of color experience a wider gender wage gap, on average, compared with white women.
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?
Issue Brief It’s time for Congress to show that its words are more than mere rhetoric—that they are instead backed by concrete action and accountability on the issues important to women and their families.
Report Subsidized jobs offer a targeted strategy to give disadvantaged workers a foot in the door to the labor market—a win-win-win situation for working families, local businesses, and the American economy.
Public policy is an essential tool for promoting women’s workforce participation and leadership.
Report There are lessons to learn from other countries, such as Canada and Norway, where public policy has been used to help women stay in the workforce and succeed.
Everybody liked the November jobs report, let’s hope the signs of wage growth are not a blip but the start of a new trend.
Charts Despite an improving labor market, other indicators show that the United States is a long way from attaining the healthy economy that Americans need.
Fact Sheet To update the nation’s public policies to effectively meet the needs of workers and their families, the United States should adopt a paid family and medical leave policy that covers all workers and is comprehensive, affordable, accessible, and inclusive.