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Even with Colorado’s open accessibility, birth control can still be difficult to access

The Colorado Department of Public Health and Environment indicated pregnancy for girls ages 15 to 19 dropped 59% from 2009 to 2017, the Colorado Sun reported. The abortion rate among Colorado teenagers fell by 60% [...]

December 13, 2021|Tags: , |

Amid labor shortages in construction, new reports expose failures in diversity and inclusion

Separate to the CIOB report and charter, a recent report by the Institute for Women's Policy Research (IWPR) further exposes the hazards faced by women in the US construction industry. The organization found that 44% of women [...]

December 13, 2021|Tags: , |

Jobless rate drops in November to 4.2 percent, other numbers mixed

WASHINGTON —The U.S. unemployment rate dropped 0.4% in November, to 4.2%, the Bureau of Labor Statistics reported. But BLS, the Economic Policy Institute, and the Institute for Women’s Policy Research all noted mixed numbers behind [...]

December 9, 2021|Tags: , |

It would take women more than 2 years to return to pre-pandemic employment levels at November’s jobs rate

The Bureau of Statistics’ latest jobs report shows that November marked a slowdown in hiring as experts fear the arrival of a new coronavirus variant could further disrupt economic recovery. The economy added just 210,000 jobs last [...]

December 6, 2021|Tags: , |

Black women see unemployment rate fall sharply in November, but are still left behind in overall labor market recovery

The unemployment rate for Black women fell sharply in November, but labor market recovery from pre-pandemic levels remains uneven across race and gender lines. While the headline number for job growth came in lower than expected [...]

December 6, 2021|Tags: , |