The secretary of labor plays an important role in the daily lives of workers, from ensuring fair workplaces to advancing the economic security of working families. It is critical that whoever fills the position is dedicated to furthering these goals for all Americans.
The Title X Family Planning Program is a cornerstone of ensuring affordable access to women’s health care and must continue to be supported.
The Employment Situation Summary demonstrates how having a clear picture of the labor market guides good fiscal and monetary policy. For example, women face different labor market conditions than men.
President Donald Trump has nominated Judge Neil Gorsuch to fill the currently vacant seat on the U.S. Supreme Court. Here are five things you need to know about Judge Gorsuch.
President Trump has repeatedly said that his Supreme Court justice would vote to overturn Roe v. Wade.
The Global Gag Rule is likely to be the first of many Trump administration executive actions aimed at derailing access to women’s health care.
If congressional Republicans repeal the ACA and defund Planned Parenthood, they put millions of women’s health and economic security at risk.
Contrary to claims by opponents, paid sick days and paid family and medical leave do not lead to a rise in unemployment but rather benefit workers, businesses, and the economy.
Faced with President-elect Trump's threat to repeal the Affordable Care Act, women must consider long-term options for contraceptives.
The share of U.S. breadwinning mothers continues to grow, and understanding them is vital to understanding the modern labor force.
Inconsistent and restrictive family definitions have historically marginalized many families, but improvements can be made to serve a fuller range of diverse family structures, especially LGBTQ families.
For workers in the United States, paid time off for caretaking is a perk for the privileged, while overseas, it’s a right. Some companies fill in the gaps—for some lucky workers.
Many conservatives profess support for equal pay but ignore the real need for stronger protections against pay discrimination and comprehensive solutions to close the gender wage gap.
Many Americans still do not understand the complementary but different roles paid sick days and paid family and medical leave play for working families.
Despite being vital breadwinners and members of the workforce, Latinas continue to be underpaid.