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New Analysis Finds Little Evidence to Support the Focus on Boys and Young Men of Color in the White House My Brother’s Keeper Initiative
An analysis released today by the Institute for Women’s Policy Research (IWPR) finds little evidence to support the focus on boys and men of color in President Obama’s signature My Brother’s Keeper Initiative.
Few States Utilize Available Federal Dollars to Support Gender Diversity in Construction Jobs; Oregon and Maryland are Notable Exceptions
A new report from the Institute for Women’s Policy Research and Jobs for the Future finds that although federal transportation dollars can be used to fund training and support services to improve gender diversity in construction, few states are taking advantage of this opportunity.
Men Finally Regain Jobs Lost in Recession 14 Months After Women
According to an Institute for Women’s Policy Research (IWPR) analysis of the December employment report from the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS), men have recovered all of the jobs they lost in the recession and now hold more jobs than at their pre-recession peak. Women surpassed their previous employment peak in September 2013. In November, men gained two out of every three jobs added on nonfarm payrolls (213,000 jobs for men and 108,000 jobs for women, an increase of 321,000 total jobs added).
Women Have Recovered 50% More Jobs than They Lost Since the Start of the Recession, Men Still Inching toward Jobs Recovery
According to an Institute for Women’s Policy Research (IWPR) analysis of the November employment report from the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS), although the total number of jobs lost in the recession has been recovered, men are still short 71,000 jobs from the start of the recession. In October, men gained 87,000 jobs on nonfarm payrolls, while women gained 127,000 for an increase of 214,000 total jobs in October. Women, who completed their jobs recovery in October 2013, hold 50 percent more jobs than they did at the start of the economic downturn.
Stronger Job Growth in September Puts Men within Striking Distance of their Pre-Recession Employment Level
According to an Institute for Women’s Policy Research (IWPR) analysis of the October employment report from the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS), although the total number of jobs lost in the recession has been recovered (139,435,000 jobs in September 2014 vs. 138,350,000 jobs in December 2007 when the recession began), men are still short 142,000 jobs from the start of the recession. In September, men gained 147,000 jobs on nonfarm payrolls, while women gained 101,000 for an increase of 248,000 total jobs in September. The unemployment rate decreased to 5.9 percent in September from 6.1 percent in August.
The Worst Paying Jobs for Women (February 19, 2015)
24/7 Wall Street
Philadelphia Joins the Growing Ranks of Cities Requiring Paid Sick Days (February 12, 2015)
Think Progress
We Rate the States: The Best (and Worst) Places for Young Women (February 2015)
Glamour
Sick Leave Doesn't Hurt Business, Says Business (February 4, 2015)
Bloomberg View
Free Childcare in the US: A Forgotten Dream? (February 2, 2015)
BBC

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