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Paid Sick Days in Connecticut Would Improve Health Outcomes, Help Control Health Care Costs

In Connecticut, 37 percent of the percent of the private sector workforce, or 471,000 workers, lack access to paid sick days.

By |2020-11-11T22:21:49-04:00May 12, 2011|IWPR|Comments Off on Paid Sick Days in Connecticut Would Improve Health Outcomes, Help Control Health Care Costs

Women, Poverty, and Economic Insecurity in Wisconsin and the Milwaukee-Waukesha-West Allis MSA

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.

By |2021-01-23T03:33:12-04:00April 27, 2011|IWPR|Comments Off on Women, Poverty, and Economic Insecurity in Wisconsin and the Milwaukee-Waukesha-West Allis MSA

The Gender Wage Gap by Occupation (April 2011)

The gender wage gap and occupational segregation – men primarily working in occupations done by other men, and women primarily working with other women – are persistent features of the US labor market.

By |2020-11-15T18:02:15-04:00April 10, 2011|IWPR|Comments Off on The Gender Wage Gap by Occupation (April 2011)

Figures Excerpted from IWPR’s Upcoming Report, Organizations Working with Latina Immigrants: Resources and Strategies for Change

This fact sheet is part of a larger IWPR project on the roles of nonprofit organizations and religious congregations in advancing the rights, economic standing, and general well‐being of Latina immigrants in Phoenix, Atlanta, and Northern Virginia.

By |2020-12-12T20:04:53-04:00February 7, 2011|IWPR|Comments Off on Figures Excerpted from IWPR’s Upcoming Report, Organizations Working with Latina Immigrants: Resources and Strategies for Change

44 Million U.S. Workers Lacked Paid Sick Days in 2010: 77 Percent of Food Service Workers Lacked Access

A new analysis from the Institute for Women’s Policy Research (IWPR) reveals that, after correcting for job tenure requirements imposed by employers, the estimated number of employees who can access paid sick days decreases noticeably.

By |2020-11-13T03:35:18-04:00January 3, 2011|IWPR|Comments Off on 44 Million U.S. Workers Lacked Paid Sick Days in 2010: 77 Percent of Food Service Workers Lacked Access

Valuing Good Health in Connecticut: The Costs and Benefits of Paid Sick Days

Policymakers across the country are increasingly interested in ensuring that workers have paid sick days.

By |2021-02-19T00:29:07-04:00April 1, 2010|IWPR|Comments Off on Valuing Good Health in Connecticut: The Costs and Benefits of Paid Sick Days

Valuing Good Health in Maine: The Costs and Benefits of Paid Sick Days

Maine lawmakers are now considering LD 1665, which would require employers to provide all workers with paid sick days.

By |2021-01-23T03:04:40-04:00January 1, 2010|IWPR|Comments Off on Valuing Good Health in Maine: The Costs and Benefits of Paid Sick Days

Valuing Good Health in New Hampshire: The Costs and Benefits of Paid Sick Days

New Hampshire lawmakers are now considering HB 662, which would make it mandatory for businesses with 10 or more employees to provide paid sick days.

By |2020-12-19T16:43:27-04:00October 1, 2009|IWPR|Comments Off on Valuing Good Health in New Hampshire: The Costs and Benefits of Paid Sick Days
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