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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.

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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What the American Jobs Plan Will Mean for the Care Economy

On Wednesday afternoon, President Joe Biden traveled to Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, to unveil his $2 trillion plan to boost the economy and rebuild infrastructure across America. The sweeping proposal, called the American Jobs Plan, is part [...]

As Biden pushes split infrastructure plan, working women see a make-or-break moment

By Eric Rosenbaum If President Biden’s infrastructure plan makes you first think of hard hats, roads and bridges — maybe in 2021, also wind, solar and electrical vehicles — you have not been paying attention [...]

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IWPR Report Highlights Challenges of Student-Parents

By Sarah Wood Upon moving from New York to Pennsylvania due to the high cost of living, Irene Price and her husband struggled to find living wage jobs without a college degree. Those financial challenges [...]

March 30, 2021|Tags: , , , , |

Louisiana has one of the largest gender wage gaps in the country

By Alyssa Azzara MONROE, La. (KNOE) - March 24 was equal pay day and Louisiana has one of the largest gender wage gaps in the country. A report done by the National Partnership for Women [...]

March 25, 2021|Tags: , , , |

Megan Rapinoe shines spotlight on pay fight and unequal NCAA amenities in Capitol Hill testimony

By Annie Grayer World Cup champion, US soccer player and longtime equal pay advocate Megan Rapinoe highlighted the ongoing inequities and discrimination women face when it comes to compensation and sports as part of her [...]

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