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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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Women Closing the Job, Wage Divide

"Are women poised to surpass men economically? Feminist economists, who understand the complexities of the situation, are not making predictions. 'We have this little roadblock for women,' said Heidi Hartmann, president of the Institute for [...]

January 5, 2011|

Discerning Sex Discrimination

"Many workers don’t know how much their counterparts are paid, and it’s not easy to find out. Private employers have no obligation to disclose employees’ earnings. While the National Labor Relations Act protects the rights [...]

January 5, 2011|

Sick and Tired of No Leave

"'Nothing has brought home the need for paid sick days more than the recession,' said Kevin Miller, senior research associate at IWPR. 'Now more than ever, families need flexible workplace policies that allow them to [...]

November 10, 2010|

Breastfeeding? Bring Your Pump to Work

“It's not something most of us think about until we actually have to do it. After all, who really wants to have to pump their breasts at work? It's bad enough having to share a bathroom with [...]

November 10, 2010|
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