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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.

IWPR Statement on 100 Years of Women’s Suffrage

Today, we celebrate the passage of the 19th Amendment, guaranteeing women the right to vote.

Keri Potts Joins IWPR as Vice President, External Affairs

Communications executive Keri Potts will bring her skills and talents to IWPR. Her past experience includes positions at Nike, the NCAA, and, for the past 17 years, ESPN, where she served as Senior Director, Communications.

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IWPR Statement on President-Elect Biden’s American Rescue Plan

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE January 14, 2021 Contact: Erin Weber | 646-719-7021 | weber@iwpr.org IWPR Statement—The Institute for Women's Policy Research (IWPR) applauds the Biden Administration’s ambitious $1.9 trillion American Rescue Plan that will provide needed economic support to struggling families and the workers who have [...]

January 15, 2021|Categories: Press Releases|Tags: , , , |

Unemployment Claims Are Rising as the Pandemic Surges

By Peter Wade The jobs crisis in the U.S. is worsening as weekly unemployment claims reached a five-month high, according to new unemployment numbers released by the Department of Labor. Almost 1.4 million people filed initial jobless claims for the week ending January 9th, which [...]

January 14, 2021|Categories: Press Hits|Tags: , , , , , |

‘Bloomberg Markets: The Close’ Full Show

Caroline Hyde, Romaine Bostick, Sarah Ponczek & Joe Weisenthal bring you the latest news and analysis leading up to the final minutes and seconds before the closing bell on Wall Street and tackle the second impeachment of President Trump, Intel's new leadership. One of the [...]

January 13, 2021|Categories: Press Hits|Tags: |

US cut 140,000 jobs in December. All were held by women, while men gained employment.

By Alexandra Kelley Data released on Friday from the U.S. Department of Labor showed a disturbing setback for women in the workforce; of the 140,000 jobless claims reported in December, women accounted for all of the job losses recorded that month. Payroll employment reported to [...]

January 11, 2021|Categories: Press Hits|Tags: , , , |

December data show women’s employment declining in pandemic—no clear end in sight

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE January 8, 2021 Contact: Keri A. Potts | 860-839-3438 | potts@iwpr.org Women's jobs on payroll have declined for the first time since last April. New BLS data for December show women lost 156,000 payroll job. Men's jobs on payroll rose slightly [...]

January 8, 2021|Categories: Press Releases|Tags: , , , |

Will working women recover in 2021? Six experts share their predictions.

By Emma Hinchliffe In 2020, working women suffered unprecedented losses, facing both disproportionate job loss and a mushrooming of caregiving responsibilities—a combination that could ultimately roll back much of the progress women have made in the workforce over the past years and decades. But, with [...]

December 28, 2020|Categories: Press Hits|Tags: , , |
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