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Build(ing) the Future: Bold Policies for a Gender-Equitable Recovery
This report, Build(ing) the Future: Bold Policies for a Gender-Equitable Recovery, provides a framework for shared prosperity and equitable economic recovery. It examines the impact of the economic crisis and recession on working women, their families, and communities. It provides a blueprint for a gender-equitable recovery that is not only about meeting the immediate economic needs of women and families, but lays out a long-term strategy for creating stronger systems and institutions that reflect the experiences and contributions of women.
Biden’s Vice President Selection Affirms Women, People of Color will Decide the 2020 Presidential Election
IWPR Names Dr. C. Nicole Mason New President and CEO

Author, researcher, professor, and inaugural Ascend Fellow at the Aspen Institute Dr. C. Nicole Mason is the new President/CEO of IWPR.

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New Study Shows Pay Secrecy Remains Prevalent in U.S. Workplaces Despite Tightened Legal Restrictions at State Level

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE February 1, 2021 Contact: Contact: Erin Weber | 646-719-7021 | weber@iwpr.org In 2017/2018, nearly half (48.2%) of all full-time workers, rising to 52.2% of women, 59.9% private-sector workers, and 55.7% of non-unionized workers, report that their employers discouraged or banned discussions of [...]

February 3, 2021|Categories: Media, Press Releases|Tags: , , , , , , |

New study finds moving women into manufacturing, trade and technical jobs will speed recovery efforts, raise earnings, and cut poverty in New Orleans

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE January 26, 2021 Contact: Contact: Erin Weber | 646-719-7021 | weber@iwpr.org Moving women into manufacturing, trade and technical jobs will speed recovery efforts, raise earnings, and cut poverty in New Orleans, new study finds Women in New Orleans are missing from high-wage [...]

January 26, 2021|Categories: Press Releases|Tags: , , |

IWPR Statement on the Establishment of Council for Gender Policy, and Appointees

IWPR Statement—We applaud the Biden administration's establishment of the Council for Gender Policy and the appointments of Jennifer Klein, Chief Strategy and Policy Officer, Times Up and Julissa Reynoso Pantaleón, Chief of Staff to Dr. Jill Biden to co-lead the office. Employing an intersectional framework, the Council [...]

January 19, 2021|Categories: Press Releases|

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: , , , |

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: , , , |

Statement from IWPR on Passing the Second Stimulus Package

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE December 21, 2020 Contact: Keri A. Potts | 860-839-3438 | potts@iwpr.org IWPR Statement—We applaud the passage of the $900 billion federal stimulus package meant to ease the economic burden and hardship faced by working women and their families. Although a step in the right direction, [...]

December 21, 2020|Categories: Press Releases|Tags: , , |
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