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One hundred and ten years after the Triangle factory fire, we can see echoes of the tragedy in the COVID-19 pandemic.
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.
The Women’s Bureau has always been at the forefront of advocating for working women, including supporting racial equity and inclusion in the workplace through our initiatives and research.
In every economic recession of the last 50 years, Black women have had higher unemployment rates than white men – and the recovery rates of Black men and women have been slower than white workers. Read how building a more inclusive economy benefits us all.
To celebrate 100 years of working for working women, the Women’s Bureau has created an interactive visualization highlighting women’s participation in the workforce and top occupations since 1920.