Whether they work in the same occupations as men or work in different occupations, women’s median earnings are lower than men’s, according to a new analysis by the Institute for Women’s Policy Research (IWPR). Using the most recent data for full-time workers released by the [...]
A new Fact Sheet released today by the Institute for Women’s Policy Research, based on data from the US Bureau of Labor Statistics, shows that in 2009 median weekly earnings for women were $657 compared with $819 for men, a female-to-male-earnings ratio of 80.2 percent [...]
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 [...]