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Wage Gap Will Cost Millennial Women $1 Million Over their Careers

Millennial women are the most educated generation of women in the United States and are now more likely than men to have a college degree. At the same time, progress on closing the gender wage gap has stalled for nearly two decades, indicating that unequal pay continues to be a challenge to new generations of women workers.

By Jeff Hayes and Heidi Hartmann|2020-10-28T19:11:08-05:00April 10, 2018|IWPR|Comments Off on Wage Gap Will Cost Millennial Women $1 Million Over their Careers

Job Growth Slows in March: Women Add 83,000 Payroll Jobs and Men Add 20,000

The Institute for Women’s Policy Research (IWPR) analysis of the April employment report from the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) establishment survey finds that in March women added 83,000 jobs and men gained just 20,000 jobs for a total of 103,000 jobs added to payrolls in March.

By Jeff Hayes|2020-10-28T19:21:48-05:00April 6, 2018|IWPR|Comments Off on Job Growth Slows in March: Women Add 83,000 Payroll Jobs and Men Add 20,000

Women in the Wake of the Storm: Examining the Post-Katrina Realities of the Women of New Orleans and the Gulf Coast (Executive Summary)

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By Avis Jones-DeWeever|2020-12-19T16:26:48-05:00April 1, 2018|IWPR|Comments Off on Women in the Wake of the Storm: Examining the Post-Katrina Realities of the Women of New Orleans and the Gulf Coast (Executive Summary)

Women in Construction: Safe, Healthy, and Equitable Work Sites

The construction industry offers rewarding careers to women. Jobs in construction are projected to grow at all levels and apprenticeships offer well-established pathways to skilled, well-rewarded jobs in the trades.

By Ariane Hegewisch|2020-10-28T19:56:20-05:00March 12, 2018|IWPR|Comments Off on Women in Construction: Safe, Healthy, and Equitable Work Sites

Understanding the New College Majority: The Demographic and Financial Characteristics of Independent Students and their Postsecondary Outcomes

Independent college students’ life circumstances, and in turn their college experiences, are often dramatically different than those of dependent students. Viewing higher education policies and programs through the lens of independent students, with their often-complex schedules and financial and family responsibilities, is important to increasing college access and success, since so many students are financially independent.

By Lindsey Reichlin Cruse and Barbara Gault|2020-10-17T18:26:38-05:00February 20, 2018|IWPR|Comments Off on Understanding the New College Majority: The Demographic and Financial Characteristics of Independent Students and their Postsecondary Outcomes

Women’s Access to Quality Jobs in Mississippi – Full Report

Women have a chance at economic security only when they have access to high-quality jobs with fair wages. Financial security and sustainability for women is the mission of the Women’s Foundation of Mississippi, and we are happy to commission and share this report.

By Chandra Childers|2020-10-28T18:50:58-05:00February 7, 2018|IWPR|Comments Off on Women’s Access to Quality Jobs in Mississippi – Full Report

Women’s Access to Quality Jobs in Mississippi – Condensed

Women have a chance at economic security only when they have access to high-quality jobs with fair wages. Financial security and sustainability for women is the mission of the Women’s Foundation of Mississippi, and we are happy to commission and share this report.

By Chandra Childers|2020-10-30T04:14:03-05:00February 7, 2018|IWPR|Comments Off on Women’s Access to Quality Jobs in Mississippi – Condensed