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The Importance of Health Benefits in the Telecommunications Industry

This Briefing Paper is one of a series of occasional papers by the Institute for Women's Policy Research (IWPR) on the status of women workers in the communications and other service industries.

By |2020-12-12T20:11:45-04:00August 1, 1989|IWPR|Comments Off on The Importance of Health Benefits in the Telecommunications Industry

Mothers, Children, and Low-Wage Work: The Ability to Earn a Family Wage

The most frequently mentioned cause of the feminization of poverty is the change in family structure-thee increase in divorce, nonmarital births, and independent households established by women (McLanahan et al. 1989; Pearce 1989).

By |2020-11-14T00:56:26-04:00August 1, 1989|IWPR|Comments Off on Mothers, Children, and Low-Wage Work: The Ability to Earn a Family Wage

Unnecessary Losses: Costs to Americans in the States of the Lack of Family and Medical Leave

Despite widespread agreement that employment policies should be responsive to the needs of working families, Congress is currently engaged in debate about a national leave policy that would require minimum protections against job loss because of family and medical needs.

By |2020-11-15T00:43:00-04:00August 1, 1989|IWPR|Comments Off on Unnecessary Losses: Costs to Americans in the States of the Lack of Family and Medical Leave

Recent Wage Developments in Telecommunications: An Example from the Northeast

This briefing paper is one of a series of occasional papers by the Institute for Women's Policy Research (IWPR) on the status of women workers in the communications and other service industries.

By |2021-01-07T02:33:34-04:00August 1, 1989|IWPR|Comments Off on Recent Wage Developments in Telecommunications: An Example from the Northeast

The Family Support Act: An Analysis of Key Components, Draft Federal Regulations, and State Options

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By |2021-01-07T02:25:32-04:00April 1, 1989|IWPR|Comments Off on The Family Support Act: An Analysis of Key Components, Draft Federal Regulations, and State Options

Comparing the Living Standards of Husbands and Wives: In and Out of Marriage

This paper argues that analyzing the livings standards of husbands and wives within families is a critical challenge for researchers concerned with the valid measurement of family well-being.

By |2020-11-13T03:01:05-04:00March 29, 1989|IWPR|Comments Off on Comparing the Living Standards of Husbands and Wives: In and Out of Marriage

High Skill and Low Pay: The Economics of Child Care Work

In the midst of a debate over the cost and quality of child care and the appropriate public role in its provision, this paper documents the current situation of child care workers.

By |2020-11-23T23:40:42-04:00January 1, 1989|IWPR|Comments Off on High Skill and Low Pay: The Economics of Child Care Work
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