Analysis of National Assessment of Adult Literacy (NAAL) data by the Institute for Women’s Policy Research (IWPR) reveals that men with low literacy levels earn more than women with low literacy levels.
In January, women gained 95,000 jobs (almost 40 percent, above their share for the past year) and men gained 148,000.
Women gained over half (65,000) of the 120,000 jobs gained this month, as reported in the Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) data released Friday (which included revisions for September and October as well as new numbers for November). Analysis of the new data by the Institute for Women's Policy Research (IWPR) shows that the wide job gap between men and women remains 1.5 million jobs.
Access to paid sick days could save $1 billion in medical costs annually according to a report released today by the Institute for Women's Policy Research (IWPR).
At long last, women gain some jobs in the recovery—federal jobs programs could help accelerate job growth for women
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE November 4, 2011 Washington, DC --Women gained [...]
Providing earned paid sick days to Denver workers would help reduce the spread of illness in schools, potentially reducing absences for both teachers and students.
Two publications released today by the Institute for Women’s Policy Research (IWPR) estimate the costs and benefits of the Denver paid sick days initiative, for both employers and employees.
According to research from the Institute for Women’s Policy Research (IWPR), Americans are reeling from the very high levels of job loss seen during the Great Recession of 2007–2009, and women and single mothers in particular are reporting higher rates of financial strain and daily hardship.
The Great Recession of 2007–2009 has greatly affected Americans’ economic wellbeing and confidence in securing a good retirement. In this time of economic uncertainty, support for the Social Security system remains strong across lines of gender, age, race/ethnicity, and political affiliation, according to a survey from the Institute for Women’s Policy Research (IWPR) funded by the Rockefeller Foundation.
IWPR to Release Report Series on Impact of Recession on Americans’ Economic Security, Retirement Prospects, and Attitudes on Social Security & Medicare
The Institute for Women’s Policy Research (IWPR) will release two timely and critical reports with data from the IWPR/Rockefeller Foundation Survey of Economic Security showing that the impacts of the recession have been both broad and deep.