Unemployment among women who maintain families without the support of a spouse is at 13 percent as of December 2009, the highest rate in more than 25 years, according to today’s figures released by the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics.
“On Election Day, 69 percent of Milwaukee voters decided that businesses must provide full-time workers nine days of paid sick leave a year. Firms of fewer than 10 employees must provide five paid sick days. Milwaukee is just the third city after San Francisco and [...]
PILGRIM: The United States faces a critical shortage of qualified nurses. The hospital industry says there could be a shortfall of more than half a million nurses over the next decade. But rather than recruit nurses and pay them a fair wage, the health care [...]
“For most Americans, the first three quarters of this year have been trying times. [...] Inflation and the economic downturn can be particularly tough for women, “who face barriers to advancement in the economy and are still affected by a pay gap,” says Heidi Hartmann, [...]
Equal Pay for Women and Men McCain ‘I'm committed to making sure there is equal pay for equal work.... You can count on it.’ His stand: Opposed the Ledbetter Fair Pay Act, which would have made it easier for women to sue their employers for [...]