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The Gender Pay Gap, 1960 to 2020—with Forecast for Achieving Pay Equity

If progress continues at the same rate as it has since 1960, it will still take another 39 years, until 2059, to reach full equity between women and men among full-time, year-round workers.

By |2021-09-14T14:45:38-04:00September 13, 2021|Employment and Earnings, Publications, Quick Figure|0 Comments

Here to Stay: Black, Latina, and Afro-Latina Women in Construction Trades Apprenticeships and Employment

The skilled construction trades provide opportunities to build careers that are both challenging and fulfilling, pay a family sustaining wage with benefits, and can be accessed through ‘learn as you earn’ apprenticeships. Apprenticeships are particularly common in the unionized sector of the construction industry, where contractors and unions jointly run and fund apprenticeship programs.

New Report Lifts up the Voices of Black, Latina and Afro-Latina Women in the Construction Trades

Washington, D.C. – A new policy brief, “Here to Stay: Black, Latina and Afro-Latina Women in Construction Trades Apprenticeships and Employment,” highlights that while the number of Black women apprentices grew by over 50 percent and the number of Latina apprentices nearly doubled between 2016 and 2019, Black and Latina women remain severely underrepresented (3.6 percent) in federally registered trade apprenticeships.

By |2021-03-08T21:44:37-04:00March 8, 2021|Press Releases|0 Comments

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 [...]

By |2021-02-03T03:29:22-04:00February 3, 2021|Media, Press Releases|0 Comments

Beyond “Leaning In”: New Study on Pay Secrecy Points to the Limits of Existing Anti-Secrecy Laws in Addressing Gender Disparity 

In 1979, Lilly Ledbetter started working for Goodyear Tire and [...]

By |2021-02-05T14:08:06-04:00February 1, 2021|In the Lead|0 Comments
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