Minnesota Democrats made the most of their slim majority in [...]
This week, Governor Janet Mills signed into law Maine’s latest [...]
POLITICOPRO Administration, advocates push for job equity in infrastructure, manufacturing [...]
New IWPR Report Highlights Opportunities to Expand Access to Manufacturing Jobs, Lifts Up the Voices of Women on the Shop Floor
Washington, D.C. —A majority of women who responded to a [...]
Webinar to Launch New Institute for Women’s Policy Research (IWPR) Report: Advancing Women in Manufacturing: Perspectives from Women on the Shop Floor
Webinar to Launch New Institute for Women’s Policy Research (IWPR) [...]
New IWPR Polling Shows Strong Support for Congressional Action on Equal Pay, Child Care, Paid Leave, and Women’s Reproductive Health
March 21, 2023 Contact: William Lutz 202-785-5100 Washington, D.C. — [...]
This month, DC’s Paid Family Leave Program was approved to expand in a powerful way, thanks to a law that Councilmember Elissa Silverman successfully entered into the 2022 Budget. The expansion, which will go into effect beginning July 1, 2022, will increase paid leave for private sector workers from 8 to 12 weeks for parental leave, and from 6 to 12 weeks for family caregiving leave and medical leave. Employers will also see a reduced payroll tax rate after the policy’s reevaluation by the City’s Chief Financial Officer.
The Pandemic Effect: Women Want Good Pay, Health Coverage, and Better Benefits as They Re-Enter Workforce
A new national survey by IWPR finds solid pay, health insurance, job security, retirement benefits, and paid leave top the list of considerations for women as they re-enter the workforce.
The Institute for Women’s Policy Research, American University Program on Gender Analysis in [...]
BREAKING: #Paidleave is back in the House version of the [...]