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On 100th Anniversary of International Women’s Day, 45 More Years Needed to Close Gender Wage Gap in the U.S.

New research from the Institute for Women’s Policy Research (IWPR) shows that it will take until 2056 for women and men’s earnings to reach pay parity—if the wage gap continues to close at the same pace it has for the last fifty years.

By |2011-03-08T00:00:00-04:00March 8, 2011|Press Releases|Comments Off on On 100th Anniversary of International Women’s Day, 45 More Years Needed to Close Gender Wage Gap in the U.S.

44 Million U.S. Workers Lacked Paid Sick Days in 2010

New research from the Institute for Women’s Policy Research (IWPR) finds that, after correcting for job tenure requirements imposed by employers, only 58 percent of private sector employees in the U.S. had access to paid sick days in 2010.

By |2011-01-03T00:00:00-04:00January 3, 2011|Press Releases|Comments Off on 44 Million U.S. Workers Lacked Paid Sick Days in 2010

Health Care to Boost Rates of Breastfeeding Among Working Women

A new report released by the Institute for Women’s Policy Research (IWPR) finds that provisions in the Affordable Care Act (ACA) will increase the number of working mothers who breastfeed their children up to the age of six months, particular among lower income and hourly employees.

By |2010-12-20T00:00:00-04:00December 20, 2010|Press Releases|Comments Off on Health Care to Boost Rates of Breastfeeding Among Working Women
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