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NYT She-cession

May 9, 2020 by Alisha Haridasani Gupta

Why Some Women Call This Recession a ‘Shecession’

A majority of the jobs lost in April were held by women, a sharp reversal of gains in the labor market.

The Lily Op-Ed

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.

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IWPR Statement Ahead of President Biden’s State of the Union Speech

Today, ahead of President Biden’s second State of the Union address, the Institute for Women’s Policy Research released the following statement: President Biden has delivered on his promise to create jobs, with our country witnessing [...]

February 7, 2023|

Still Working 9 to 5: Dolly Parton & Kelly Clarkson Recreate Classic Film’s Theme for New Documentary

by Movie Web The documentary "infuses humor with facts" by interviewing special guests, such as 9 to 5 movie stars Parton, Jane Fonda, Lily Tomlin, and Dabney Coleman, as well as Rita Moreno and Allison Janney from [...]

September 12, 2022|

Dolly Parton and Kelly Clarkson drop ‘9 to 5’ remake for new doc ‘Still Working 9 to 5’

by USA Today The Institute for Women's Policy Research is also the major organizational sponsor for the limited theatrical release at Los Angeles' Noho Laemmle Theatre and New York City's Cinema Village in Manhattan, from Sept.16-22. "We are excited [...]

September 12, 2022|

The Tennessean: Kelly Clarkson pairs with Dolly Parton to remake timeless hit

The Tennessean "Still Working 9 to 5" co-executive producer and Parton's creative manager Steve Summers suggested the cover to McAnally. When Parton heard the rendition, she decided it would make a good duet with artist and [...]

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Unemployment rate for Black women fell in June, but so did their participation in the labor force

CNBC By Samantha Subin By comparison, the unemployment rate among white women hovered at 2.9% as labor force participation rate held steady at 57.1%. Hispanic women saw unemployment tick down to 4.5% as labor force participation [...]

July 11, 2022|Tags: , |

Jobs Aplenty, but a Shortage of Care Keeps Many Women From Benefiting

The New York Times By  Lydia DePillis, Jeanna Smialek and Ben Casselman Those forced to cut back on work could face lasting disadvantages. They are missing out on an unusual moment of worker power, in which many employees [...]

July 11, 2022|Tags: , |
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