While overall wage gap measures provide important insight, digging deeply into differences by race, industry, occupation and more is critical.
What’s the Wage Gap in the States?
You deserve to be paid fairly. It’s that simple.
Key Facts: The Family and Medical Leave Act
The Family and Medical Leave Act (FMLA) has provided unpaid time to care since 1993, but millions are still left behind.
Paid Leave Means a Stronger Nation
A state-by-state analysis that highlights the significant and growing need for a national paid family and medical leave law that covers workers in all 51 states.
Partnership in Action: An Employer Guide to Building Gender Equity in the Workplace
“Partnership in Action: An Employer Guide to Building Gender Equity in the Workplace” is a blueprint for employers looking to promote and implement equitable policies at their companies, and provides recommendations that would help women, especially women of color, return to and stay in the labor force.
Understanding the Difference Between Paid Sick Days & Paid Family and Medical Leave
A primer on paid sick days and paid family and medical leave.
State Abortion Bans Threaten 6.5 Million Latinas
The decision to overturn Roe v. Wade has harmed millions of people across the nation, impeding their access to abortion, disrupting their economic futures, and putting their health and even their lives at risk. The impact of this decision is particularly harmful for women of color, who are less likely to have insurance and face greater economic barriers to accessing abortion. The Dobbs decision has unique impacts on Latina communities.
Las prohibiciones estatales para el aborto amenazan a 6.5 millones de Latinas
La decisión de anular Roe v. Wade ha perjudicado a millones de personas en todo el país, impidiendo su acceso al aborto, alterando su futuro económico y poniendo en riesgo su salud e incluso sus vidas. La decisión de Dobbs tiene impactos únicos en las comunidades Latinas.
Discrimination While Pregnant
Any pregnant person may experience pregnancy discrimination. But because of the ways that racism, sexism and ableism have structured the United States economy, pregnant workers’ need for accommodations — and the harms they may face if unable to access accommodations — can differ significantly. Women and people of color are especially likely to be in jobs that are higher risk and lack adequate health and safety protections.
The Family And Medical Insurance Leave (FAMILY) Act
The Family And Medical Insurance Leave (FAMILY) Act would address America’s paid family and medical leave crisis and benefit working people, their families, businesses and our nation’s economy.
Historic Investments in Good Infrastructure Jobs Can’t Leave Women Behind
The bipartisan Infrastructure Investment and Jobs Act (IIJA) provides one of the most significant investments in the creation of good jobs in recent years. However, without intentional efforts to address occupational segregation in the key industries funded by the law, women could miss out on more than a million jobs in the next decade.
Threats On All Fronts
Analysis showing connections between the lack of abortion access, health care and workplace equity