Women's Economic Security
African American Women in the U.S. Economy
Fact Sheet African American women are increasingly vital to the health of the U.S. economy and the economic security of their families, yet they experience significant pay disparities and face unique barriers in the workplace that can undermine their ability to thrive.
Rhetoric vs. Reality: Paid Family and Medical Leave
Issue Brief Conservative proposals, such as business tax credits and pregnancy 401(k)s, do not cut it for working families that need paid family and medical leave.
Fast Facts: Economic Security for Texas Families
Issue Brief The right policies can go a long way toward helping all Texas women gain economic security.
Fast Facts: Economic Security for Colorado Families
Issue Brief The right policies can go a long way toward helping all Colorado women gain economic security.
Fast Facts: Economic Security for Florida Families
Issue Brief The right policies can go a long way toward helping all Florida women gain economic security.
Asian American and Pacific Islander Women in the U.S. Economy
Fact Sheet Data that combine all ethnicities of AAPI women tend to obscure economic, educational, and occupational differences within the AAPI community and the unique challenges facing key AAPI subpopulations.
Jumping Through Hoops and Set Up to Fail
Report Our child care assistance system is due for major reform. In this report, parents and providers make the case for rules and regulations that put children first and respect the real-life struggles of working parents.
How Labor Friction and Social Fiction Relate to the Gender Wage Gap
Labor market frictions exacerbate lower pay for women.
Rhetoric vs. Reality
Fact Sheet Women and men need policy solutions that promote economic security and respond to the caregiving needs of families.
Fast Facts on Who Has Access to Paid Time Off and Flexibility
Fact Sheet All workers need time away from work at some point, but access to paid days off is uneven. New Center for American Progress research shows who is most likely to have access to time off.
Who Gets Time Off?
Report Every worker has the potential need for paid leave and workplace flexibility, but access is uneven. Policymakers must ensure that all workers can care for themselves and their families while staying employed.
Infographic: Latinas in the U.S. Economy
Latinas are vital labor force members and family breadwinners, but they are also underpaid and insufficiently protected.
Supporting Women’s Health and Rights to Address Economic Inequality
Policymakers must focus on strategies to improve a woman’s ability to choose to delay pregnancy, not restrict her right to do so.
Next Steps for Progress on Equal Pay
Issue Brief Strengthening equal pay protections and adopting new workplace policies to address work-life challenges can help ensure that all workers are paid fairly for their work.
The Top 10 Facts About the Gender Wage Gap
Fact Sheet Here are some key facts to know about the gender wage gap on Equal Pay Day.