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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.

Labor Day
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.

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New firm aims to advance women in leadership roles

“A leadership development firm launched this month will provide mentoring programs, executive coaching and management consulting to professionals across the ranks. While the services are available to both sexes, Newport Beach-based Business Women Rising was created with a goal of advancing the presence and effectiveness of women [...]

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90 years after women's suffrage, equality issues unresolved

"As of 2009, women only earned about 77 percent of their male counterparts' salary, with black women earning only 68.9 cents for every dollar earned by a white male and Hispanic/Latina women 60.2 cents, says the Institute for Women's Policy Research. 'We have this tendency [...]

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A New Labor Standard for Labor Day: Paid Sick Leave

" Studies show that paid sick leave is beneficial for employers too. Currently, businesses lose money from high turnover rates caused by illness absences and from the lowered productivity that results from sick employees spreading their germs at work. The Institute of Women's Policy Research [...]

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White House Promotes Economic Efforts for Women

"As one of its closing arguments before the midterm elections, the Obama administration is highlighting the impact its economic policies have had on women. A 32-page report released Thursday by the National Economic Council, a policy coordination arm of the White House, described scores of [...]

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