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Trends in Union Membership Indicate Weak Job Prospects for Women

(Politico)

The narrative of the American worker, and by extension women’s economic status, continues to take a troubling turn in the United States, with the decline of stable public-sector positions as well as weakening labor unions.

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Aiming High: Hyatt Housekeepers Seek to Join Hotel’s Corporate Board

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Housekeeping—a job predominantly held by women—can cause a good deal of physical pain due the repetitive nature of the work. To help improve conditions for housekeepers and all workers, organizers seek to reform Hyatt’s corporate board.

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