Join us in strengthening women’s economic security – Vancouver

You are warmly invited to join us in building women’s economic security across Washington state – next stop, Vancouver! What: Strengthening Women’s Economic Security Forum When: September 10th, 5:30-7:00 pm Where: Vancouver Community Library (Columbia Room) 901 C St. This event is part of a statewide campaign to strengthen women’s economic security. The previous forums in Seattle,Continue reading “Join us in strengthening women’s economic security – Vancouver”

The Motherhood Penalty

Wonders never cease: I agree with Phyllis Schlafly. Reading the arch-conservative lawyer’s controversial, much discussed April column in the Christian Post made me nearly drop my coffee when this jumped out from the page: “Women with children earn less…” Finally someone said it. The elephant in the room—that American moms experience intense wage discrimination—was frontContinue reading “The Motherhood Penalty”

Employers Report Modest Use of Paid Sick Days

Maybe you’ve had that early morning moment of anxiety when you wake up with a fever and a cough that won’t stop and you think ‘Should I go to work today?’  If you’re lucky, your employer offers a few paid days off in case of illness and you can roll over to get some muchContinue reading “Employers Report Modest Use of Paid Sick Days”