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The Workforce Investment Act and Women’s Progress: Does WIA Funded Training Reinforce Sex Segregation in the Labor Market and the Gender Wage Gap?

The Workforce Investment Act of 1998 (WIA) is the primary basis for federally funded workforce development. One of its stated purposes it to “increase the employment, retention and earnings of participants…”

By Ariane Hegewisch and M. Phil.|2020-11-16T01:14:04-05:00December 31, 2009|IWPR|Comments Off on The Workforce Investment Act and Women’s Progress: Does WIA Funded Training Reinforce Sex Segregation in the Labor Market and the Gender Wage Gap?

The Gender Wage Gap: Progress of the 1980s Fails to Carry Through

The gender wage gap is much narrower now than it was at the start of the revolutionary decade of the 1960s, when long-standing barriers to women’s educational achievement and employment success began to be dismantled and the first of a series of critical equal employment opportunity standards were enacted by Congress.

By Heidi Hartmann and Vicky Lovell|2021-01-31T19:21:11-05:00October 31, 2003|IWPR|Comments Off on The Gender Wage Gap: Progress of the 1980s Fails to Carry Through

The Gender Wage Gap Earnings Ratio Between Women and Men Employed Full-Time, Year-Round, 1997

The Institute for Women’s Policy Research’s ongoing research project The Status of Women in the States measures women’s status in all 50 states and the District of Columbia.

By April Shaw|2020-11-12T04:35:36-05:00January 1, 2000|IWPR|Comments Off on The Gender Wage Gap Earnings Ratio Between Women and Men Employed Full-Time, Year-Round, 1997
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