Topic: Institute for Women's Policy Research
Women are slowly making inroads in the gender pay gap. Recent Bureau of Labor Statistics data for full-time workers show women earn 82 percent as much as men, up from 64 percent in 1980.
Once poised to become a majority of the workforce, women haven't found as many jobs as men during the recovery. But some signs point to an eventual rebound.
02/11/2011 02:59 pm
Many workers choose to work if they don't have paid sick leave. Now, partly because of swine flu, 15 states are considering laws to make paid sick leave mandatory.
11/11/2009 12:00 am
Obama urges that schools with confirmed or suspected cases suspend classes. Mexican schools have already taken that step.
04/29/2009 01:00 am
Income inequality, a real estate slump, and exposure to subprime loans play a role.
07/03/2008 01:00 am