Washington, DC— According to an Institute for Women’s Policy Research [...]
A new fact sheet released today by the Institute of Women’s Policy Research (IWPR), based on data from the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, shows that in 2011 women earned 17.8 percent less than men for a week of full-time work, a decrease of one percentage point since 2010 and the smallest wage gap seen since 1970.
Providing earned sick days to workers in Maryland is expected to save employers in the state $2.5 million per year, largely due to reduced costs in turnover, according to an analysis by the Institute for Women’s Policy Research (IWPR). The state’s proposed “Earned Sick and Safe Time Act” would also prevent lost worker income, reduce private and public health care expenses, and reduce expenditures on public assistance.
The Institute for Women’s Policy Research (IWPR) has released a new fact sheet showing that universal access to paid sick days in New York City would reduce health care costs by $39.5 million annually, including $28.4 million in public health care dollars.
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.