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Women Have Regained Greater Share of Jobs Lost in Recession Than Men

According to Institute for Women’s Policy Research (IWPR) analysis of the November employment report from the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS), job growth improved, with 146,000 jobs added to nonfarm payrolls. Job growth was strong for women (91,000 jobs) and men (55,000 jobs).

By |2012-12-07T00:00:00-04:00December 7, 2012|Press Releases|Comments Off on Women Have Regained Greater Share of Jobs Lost in Recession Than Men

Job Growth Improves in October for Both Women and Men

According to Institute for Women’s Policy Research analysis of the October employment report from the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS), job growth improved in October with women gaining 53 percent of jobs added to nonfarm payrolls.

By |2012-11-02T00:00:00-04:00November 2, 2012|Press Releases|Comments Off on Job Growth Improves in October for Both Women and Men

Women Gained Half of New Jobs Added in September

According to an Institute for Women’s Policy Research (IWPR) analysis released today of the September employment report from the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS), job growth was evenly divided with women and men each gaining 57,000 jobs, mostly in the private sector as in past months.

By |2012-10-05T00:00:00-04:00October 5, 2012|Press Releases|Comments Off on Women Gained Half of New Jobs Added in September

Women’s Job Gains Continue to Catch Up to Men’s

According to analysis by the Institute for Women’s Policy Research of the August employment report from the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS), private sector job growth continued in August with 103,000 jobs added to nonfarm payrolls.

By |2012-09-07T00:00:00-04:00September 7, 2012|Press Releases|Comments Off on Women’s Job Gains Continue to Catch Up to Men’s

DC’s Paid Sick Leave Law: IWPR Recommends Thorough Assessment of Impact on Businesses and Workers

In a new briefing paper, the Institute for Women’s Policy Research (IWPR) recommends that the District of Columbia undertake a comprehensive study of the effects of the city’s paid sick leave law.

By |2012-09-04T00:00:00-04:00September 4, 2012|Press Releases|Comments Off on DC’s Paid Sick Leave Law: IWPR Recommends Thorough Assessment of Impact on Businesses and Workers

Job Growth Gaining Momentum for Women in Year Three of Recovery

New analysis released today by the Institute for Women’s Policy Research (IWPR) of employment data from the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics reveals that, while men have seen faster job growth than in the recovery, women’s job growth sped up in the third year.

By |2012-08-13T00:00:00-04:00August 13, 2012|Press Releases|Comments Off on Job Growth Gaining Momentum for Women in Year Three of Recovery
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