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Parents As Child Care Providers: A Menu of Parental Leave Models

Public policy efforts to strengthen the early care and education system in the US could benefit by placing greater emphasis on the role that working parents can play.

By |2020-11-30T00:27:22+00:00May 1, 2009|IWPR|Comments Off on Parents As Child Care Providers: A Menu of Parental Leave Models

Paid Sick Days in Massachusetts: Containing Health Care Costs through Prevention and Timely Treatment

Massachusetts’ proposed Paid Sick Days Act is a natural partner to bring cost control to the Commonwealth’s expanded health care system.

By |2020-11-11T18:25:13+00:00January 1, 2009|IWPR|Comments Off on Paid Sick Days in Massachusetts: Containing Health Care Costs through Prevention and Timely Treatment

Job Growth Strong with Paid Sick Days

Job growth has been strong in San Francisco compared with other Bay Area counties following implementation of a new paid sick days standard in San Francisco on February 5, 2007, according to data from the California Employment Development Department

By |2020-11-25T00:32:42+00:00October 1, 2008|IWPR|Comments Off on Job Growth Strong with Paid Sick Days

A Prescription for Good Asthma Care for Children: Paid Sick Days for Milwaukee Parents Parents’ Lack of Job Flexibility Hurts Children with Chronic Health Problems

Asthma treatment is a priority for Wisconsin’s public health system, according to the Wisconsin Turning Point Transformation Team.

By |2021-01-05T01:55:36+00:00September 30, 2008|IWPR|Comments Off on A Prescription for Good Asthma Care for Children: Paid Sick Days for Milwaukee Parents Parents’ Lack of Job Flexibility Hurts Children with Chronic Health Problems

Valuing Good Health in Milwaukee, The Costs and Benefits of Paid Sick Days

Policy makers across the country are increasingly interested in ensuring the adequacy of paid sick days policies. In addition to concerns about workers' ability to respond to their own health needs, there is growing recognition that, with so many dual-earners and single-parent families, family members' health needs can be addressed only by workers taking time from their scheduled hours on the job.

By |2020-11-15T18:48:26+00:00August 31, 2008|IWPR|Comments Off on Valuing Good Health in Milwaukee, The Costs and Benefits of Paid Sick Days

The Healthy Families, Healthy Workplaces Act: Impacts on Workers, Employers, and the Public

Nearly half the private-sector workforce is vulnerable to loss of income or their job when they are sick, and only one in three has a paid sick days policy for caring for their family (Hartmann 2007, Lovell 2004).

By |2020-12-01T00:08:09+00:00July 31, 2008|IWPR|Comments Off on The Healthy Families, Healthy Workplaces Act: Impacts on Workers, Employers, and the Public

Women at Greater Risk of Economic Insecurity: A Gender Analysis of the Rockefeller Foundation’s American Worker Survey

In February 2007, at the request of the Rockefeller Foundation, the consulting firm Yankelovich fielded a survey to explore Americans’ sense of economic insecurity.

By |2020-12-14T03:16:22+00:00April 30, 2008|IWPR|Comments Off on Women at Greater Risk of Economic Insecurity: A Gender Analysis of the Rockefeller Foundation’s American Worker Survey

Why Americans Worry About Retirement Security, and Why Women Worry More Than Men

This summary excerpts findings from a report by the Institute for Women’s Policy Research, Women at Greater Risk of Economic Insecurity: A Gender Analysis of the Rockefeller Foundation's American Worker Survey.

By |2020-11-29T23:17:02+00:00April 30, 2008|IWPR|Comments Off on Why Americans Worry About Retirement Security, and Why Women Worry More Than Men
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