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Women in Workforce

A False Dawn for Mother Breadwinners

Margaret Ryznar | Posted 09.14.2013 | Business
Margaret Ryznar

This would be a different story if the numbers showed that 40 percent of married households had a female breadwinner.

What the Corporate Responsibility to Respect Human Rights Means for Workplace Gender Diversity

Chloe Poynton | Posted 06.24.2013 | Business
Chloe Poynton

Are there any concrete steps corporations can take to help counteract inequalities between men and women in the workplace? Companies can start to address the problem of gender discrimination by following these four steps.

When Women Leave the Workforce, Think of Those Left Behind

Karen Firestone | Posted 11.30.2012 | Business
Karen Firestone

As women leave their jobs because of the difficulty in balancing their families and work, the loss of friends and touchstones can become unpalatable for those who remain.

'If' Only Romney Understood Women

Joan Fitz-Gerald | Posted 12.22.2012 | Politics
Joan Fitz-Gerald

Romney's answer about equality in the work force began, "if you are going to have women in the workforce, you need to be more flexible." The "if" says a lot about his inability to accept the fact that most women are working outside the home.

US Conference of Mayors Calls for Action From Congress on Jobs Bills: A Citizen's Perspective

Anne Stevenson | Posted 11.27.2012 | Politics
Anne Stevenson

Job growth exists, but Congress has stalled on reforms and cut funding to programs that ensure our job skills training programs effectively prepare workers to meet the rapidly evolving demands of the workforce.

Can Women Save the Economy?

J.J. Colagrande | Posted 10.03.2012 | Women
J.J. Colagrande

The values women displayed in breaking free from gender subjugation are the same values we need as a society to break free from our political and economic gridlock.

Employed Women Are The Solution

Vera Campanelli | Posted 07.05.2012 | Home
Vera Campanelli

Being a woman is a great opportunity but also a responsibility, because our society is so far from being equal and united. Great changes are the result of little actions by each person. What you are waiting for?

5 Ways To Boost Your Political Savvy and Social Intelligence At Work

Rebecca Shambaugh | Posted 04.23.2012 | Women
Rebecca Shambaugh

Develop a social aptitude: Network with key stakeholders. Find out about their needs, concerns, and goals. Pre-contract with them -- women tend to feel this is manipulative; it's not. Rather, it's inclusive.

Where Have All The Women Gone in the Workforce?

The New York Times | Posted 12.29.2011 | Women

Workers are dropping out of the labor force in droves, and they are mostly women. In fact, many are young women. But they are not dropping out forever...