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Sick-leave Issue Connects with Every Worker

“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 [...]

December 3, 2008|Categories: Press Hits|

The Pink Election Guide 2008: Cutting to the Chase

“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, [...]

September 25, 2008|Categories: Press Hits|

Commentary: The Moral Crisis of Hurricane Katrina

by Amy Caiazza, Ph.D. Institute for Women's Policy Research Debates about the aftermath of hurricane Katrina may be most striking for the ideas that are largely missing from them: a language and symbolism of moral values. Katrina exposed a lack of concern among many political [...]

September 23, 2005|Categories: Press Hits|
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