According to research from the Institute for Women’s Policy Research, access to paid sick days among employees is associated with positive health outcomes.
To mark Mother’s Day, the Institute for Women’s Policy Research (IWPR) released a new fact sheet showing that paid maternity leave policies have improved to be nearly universal among the country’s top 100 family-friendly employers (based on analysis of Working Mother magazine’s “100 Best Companies”).
The Institute for Women's Policy Research (IWPR) released today a new fact sheet on the occupational gender wage gap that shows women have lower median earnings than men in 107 out of 111 occupations, regardless of levels of education.
Community Organizations Take Lead in Assisting Latina Immigrants Who Lack Access to Support Services
A new report released today by the Institute for Women’s Policy Research (IWPR) finds that nonprofit community and religious organizations have stepped in to assist Latina immigrants who face challenges such as lack of health care and violence at home or in the workplace.
According to a new report by the Institute for Women’s Policy Research (IWPR), greater access to on-campus child care facilities would increase opportunities for low-income student parents to complete postsecondary education, but only 5 percent of the child care needed by student parents is supplied at on-campus child centers.
Drawing on research from an Institute for Women’s Policy Research (IWPR) report released today, IWPR submitted an amicus brief in support of plaintiffs in their case against Wal-Mart for employment discrimination.
Access to Paid Sick Days by Race/Ethnicity/Gender Groups Note: Sample [...]
Today, the Institute for Women’s Policy Research (IWPR) released national estimates of access to paid sick days across lines of race/ethnicity and gender, using data on private sector employees from the 2009 National Health Interview Survey (NHIS).
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.
President Obama’s New Budget Proposal Could Assist Increasing Numbers of Americans Relying on Social Security
President Obama's new budget, with an increase in funding to the Social Security Administration, could aid a growing number of Americans who rely on Social Security.