Jobs

Jobs and the Economy

Women’s participation in the workforce has dropped to the 1970’s level. As other developed countries have promoted  working family-friendly policies, we have made little progress. Paid family leave, quality childcare and flexible schedules could encourage a larger participation rate.

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Sensible Living Wage

In order for working families to prosper, we must explore adjusting our minimum wage to a livable wage. The minimum wage could to be pegged to inflation. By setting a static number, we recreate the same problem a few years down the…

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Family Friendly Workforce

Developing a family friendly workforce isn’t just good for workers, it also ensures a strong U.S. economy which is good for all of us. Today, we have the lowest female worker participation rate since the 1970’s—40+ years! As other countries…

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