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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

163,000 New Jobs in July: Over Half Go to Women

According to Institute for Women's Policy Research (IWPR) analysis of the August unemployment report from the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS), job growth continued in July with 163,000 jobs added to nonfarm payrolls.

By |2012-08-03T00:00:00-04:00August 3, 2012|Press Releases|Comments Off on 163,000 New Jobs in July: Over Half Go to Women

Job Growth Continues in June: Private Sector Growing Faster than Public Sector in the Recovery

According to an analysis by the Institute for Women’s Policy Research (IWPR) of the June employment report from the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS), job growth continued in June with 80,000 jobs added to nonfarm payrolls.

By |2012-07-12T00:00:00-04:00July 12, 2012|Press Releases|Comments Off on Job Growth Continues in June: Private Sector Growing Faster than Public Sector in the Recovery

Gender Segregation in Community College Degrees 40 Years After Passage of Title IX

Analysis by the Institute for Women’s Policy Research finds that although women make up the majority of community college students, men and women in community college pursue very different degrees, with women generally training for lower-paying careers.

By |2012-06-27T00:00:00-04:00June 27, 2012|Press Releases|Comments Off on Gender Segregation in Community College Degrees 40 Years After Passage of Title IX

Single Student Parents Have Higher Student Debt Burden, Especially at For-Profit Colleges

New analysis of federal government data by the Institute for Women’s Policy Research (IWPR) finds that postsecondary students who are single parents with dependent children, who make up nearly 12 percent of college students, have less money to contribute to the cost of college, have much greater unmet need after receiving financial aid, and amass higher levels of student debt than other students.

By |2020-08-31T20:34:27-04:00May 30, 2012|Press Releases|Comments Off on Single Student Parents Have Higher Student Debt Burden, Especially at For-Profit Colleges

New Study: Men Earn More Than Women Within Nearly All the Most Common Occupations

Tuesday, April 17 is Equal Pay Day, a day to mark the fact that women still only earn 77 percent for each dollar earned annually by men and 82 percent of each dollar earned weekly. A new fact sheet released today by the Institute for Women’s Policy Research (IWPR) shows that the gender wage gap is a common feature of women’s working lives in nearly all of the most common occupations for women and men.

By |2012-04-17T00:00:00-04:00April 17, 2012|Press Releases|Comments Off on New Study: Men Earn More Than Women Within Nearly All the Most Common Occupations

Job Growth Slows for Women and Men in March

In March women gained 38,000 jobs (about one-third of all jobs added) and men gained 82,000. Women’s employment growth was aided by strong growth in health care (26,000 jobs added overall) and food service and drinking places (36,900 jobs added overall). The gap between women’s and men’s employment in March is 1.9 million.

By |2012-04-06T00:00:00-04:00April 6, 2012|Press Releases|Comments Off on Job Growth Slows for Women and Men in March
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