Power Point presentation on improving women’s access to training and employment in transportation industries at the National Fund for Workforce Solutions Conference.
Untapped Resources, Untapped Labor Pool: Using Federal Highway Funds to Prepare Women for Careers in Construction
Women are underrepresented in highway, street, and bridge construction where employment is projected to grow by more than 20 percent until 2022.
The ratio of women’s and men’s median annual earnings was 78.3 percent for full-time/year-round workers in 2013.
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The Truth in the Data: How Quantifying Women’s Labor Market Experiences Changes the Conversation about the Economy
From the outset, IWPR has highlighted the wage gap as a key indicator of women’s economic security and gender (in)equality in the workplace.
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The gender wage gap in the United States has not seen significant improvement in recent years, and remains a reality for women across racial and ethnic groups.
This gender wage gap has pernicious consequences for women and their families. 14.8 percent of women in New York State had incomes at or below the official poverty threshold (for families of their size and composition).
Since the beginning of the recession in 2007, with its high unemployment and rising poverty rates, more families than ever are struggling to make ends meet.
Women who maintain families without a spouse present are almost twice as likely as married men to be unemployed, according to data from the Bureau of Labor Statistics for August 2009.