• Millions lack paid sick days

    August 26, 2014

    Nearly half of all workers in California dont get a single paid sick day from their employers. Additionally, this state of affairs is far worse for some classes of employees than others.

  • Social Security reforms popular, but improbable

    July 11, 2014

    The failure to achieve any bipartisan reform to date suggests that Social Security remains a third rail in American politics.

  • Closing gender wage gap would add billions to economy

    January 15, 2014

    The gender wage gap isnt getting any narrower and, as a result, more women are living in poverty than should be.

  • Wage gap expected to last 45 years

    April 08, 2013

    The wage gap among male and female workers is expected to last until 2057.

  • Job growth increases for women, men

    March 11, 2013

    Of the jobs added in February, 80,000 went to women while 156,000 went to men, according to an analysis by the Institute for Women's Policy Research of the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics.

  • Women continue to gain jobs

    September 11, 2012

    Based on an analysis by the Institute for Women's Policy Research of the August employment report from the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, women gained 43,000 jobs, which totaled to 45 percent of the new jobs, while men gained 53,000 jobs.

  • Women gaining job growth momentum

    August 14, 2012

    Although men have experienced quicker job growth than women during the recovery, women's job growth moved along faster in the third year, according to a new analysis by the Institute for Womens Policy Research of employment data from the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics.

  • Women hires outpace men

    August 06, 2012

    Of the 163,000 added jobs in July, women gained 86,000 of those jobs for 53 percent of the total while men gained 77,000 jobs, according to the Institute for Womens Policy Research.

  • Men earn higher salaries than women for most common occupations

    April 17, 2012

    There is a gender wage gap between women and women in almost every common occupation, according to a new Institute for Women's Policy Research fact sheet.

  • Men, women see equal job growth by end of 2011

    January 09, 2012

    Based on an analysis of the January employment report from the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics by the Institute for Women's Policy Research, women are seeing growing employment opportunities as there was equal job growth over the past three months for men and women at 206,000 jobs each.