In the summer of 1995, it was unclear what the [...]
The Workforce Investment Act and Women’s Progress: Does WIA Funded Training Reinforce Sex Segregation in the Labor Market and the Gender Wage Gap?
The Workforce Investment Act of 1998 (WIA) is the primary basis for federally funded workforce development. One of its stated purposes it to “increase the employment, retention and earnings of participants…”1 While earnings data suggest that both men and women benefit from WIA services, average earnings among women who received WIA services are significantly lower than average earnings for men.
Wage levels and health insurance are two of the most [...]
Women’s Work, Family Diversity, and Employment Instability: Public Policy Responses to New Realities-duplication
Testimony before the Committee on Labor and Human Resources, U.S. [...]
The restaurant industry employs over 10 million workers in one [...]
This report is part of a set of The Status [...]
During the twentieth century, women made significant economic, political, and [...]
With women making up nearly half of the U.S. work force, and most children living in families with an employed mother, helping families balance work and family demands is an increasingly pressing priority.