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May 9, 2020 by C. Nicole Mason

The system was never designed for working moms

We understand the system is broken and that it’s not our fault. It was never made for us. It was made for working men.

Five Pathways to Good Jobs for Women

As Labor Day approaches, we’re thinking about the jobs and opportunities that do the best job of promoting women’s economic mobility and security.

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Washington, DC—New National Survey by IWPR finds in first 100 days and beyond, affordable, high-quality healthcare, getting the economic recession under control, and job creation are top priorities for women for the new Administration and Congress.

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New Study Shows Pay Secrecy Remains Prevalent in U.S. Workplaces Despite Tightened Legal Restrictions at State Level

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New study finds moving women into manufacturing, trade and technical jobs will speed recovery efforts, raise earnings, and cut poverty in New Orleans

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE January 26, 2021 Contact: Contact: Erin Weber | 646-719-7021 | weber@iwpr.org Moving women into manufacturing, trade and technical jobs will speed recovery efforts, raise earnings, and cut poverty in New Orleans, new study finds Women in New Orleans are missing from high-wage [...]

January 26, 2021|Categories: Press Releases|Tags: , , |

Black & Latinx Women Hit Hardest By Job Loss — Let’s Talk About Why

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January 21, 2021|Categories: Press Hits|Tags: , , , , |

IWPR Statement on the Establishment of Council for Gender Policy, and Appointees

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