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While we know that all workers in this country are entitled to certain protections under the law, we also know that too many don’t receive them. So we’re taking action.
Even before COVID, many women needed time off but were not able to take it. Here's a look at the data.
When the pandemic changed the nature of Samantha’s job, she started considering a career change. Now an apprenticeship has her on the path to a promising future in a career she loves.
The Equal Pay Act was signed nearly 60 years ago. But today, on average, women still earn only 80-83% of what men earn.
Our Women’s Bureau was founded 101 years ago. As we look toward the next hundred years of service, Women’s Bureau Director Wendy Chun-Hoon discusses the agency’s unique opportunity to create new and better solutions for working women.
Here are some key statistics about the 8.5 million Asian American, Native Hawaiian and Pacific Islander women in the U.S.
Asian Pacific Americans are the second fastest-growing population among major race and ethnic groups, and their stories are central threads in the fabric of our shared history.
Here are a few ways we got the word out on Equal Pay Day about the factors contributing to the gender wage gap and our commitment to eliminating it.
One hundred and ten years ago, the Triangle Shirtwaist Factory Fire changed the course of worker safety in the U.S. Since then, we have helped transform America’s workplaces to ensure safe and healthful working conditions.
Here are five facts about the current status of working women in America that may shock you, but will hopefully inspire you to join our efforts to promote pay equity.