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Americans Working Fewer Hours May Not Be a Bad Thing

The Congressional Budget Office's new report found the Affordable Care Act could result in a reduction in workforce participation by approximately two million full-time workers in 2017. Conservative columnists are freaking out, but, even if the right is right, that may not be a bad thing at all.

The Congressional Budget Office’s new report found the Affordable Care Act could result in a reduction in workforce participation by approximately two million full-time workers in 2017. Conservative columnists are freaking out, but, even if the right is right, that may not be a bad thing at all.

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Empowerment or Equality: Which ā€œEā€ are we Striving for?

Recently, while driving in the district, I came across an advertisement for a plumbing, heating, and air conditioning company.  The right side of the advertisement read: ā€œA Women- Owned & Managed Company!ā€  The phrase was intended to be seen and obviously posted with pride. 

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Federal Provision: Breastfeeding Protected in the Federal Workplace

 

What does the law providing protection for women who choose to breastfeed in federal buildings really mean?

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Working Mothers are Healthier, But Must Pay the Mommy Tax in the Meantime

Research is showing that working mothers who are doing it all and having it all may actually be healthier.

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New Study: “A Woman’s Nation Changes Everything”

A lot has changed since John F. Kennedy put Eleanor Roosevelt at the
head of the very first Commission on the Status of Women. According to
Anthropologist Margaret Mead, who co-edited the final report of that
organization, "the climate of opinion is turning against the idea that
homemaking is the only form of feminine achievement."

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