The holiday rush, expected to be a boon, exacerbates not so rosy conditions facing the majority of the nation’s 7.8 million retail sales workers and cashiers year-round.
In a speech at Georgetown University on Thursday, Hillary Clinton said that worldwide, women’s labor is often invisible because they work in the “informal economy.”
The Roberts Court is poised to clarify what employers must do to accommodate pregnant workers on the job. This could be terrible news.
The central argument in Lean In is that one can strategize their way through the patterns of structural sexism. But Abramson’s firing provides a powerful case study for the fact that we cannot win a game we are rigged to lose.
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.
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: “A Women- Owned & Managed Company!” The phrase was intended to be seen and obviously posted with pride.
What does the law providing protection for women who choose to breastfeed in federal buildings really mean?
Research is showing that working mothers who are doing it all and having it all may actually be healthier.
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."