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Women and minority business owners relied on Silicon Valley Bank when other banks turned them away. Now what?
Silicon Valley Bank was one of the few that would give venture-backed start-ups led by women, people of color and LGBTQ+ people a line of credit. After the bank’s collapse, they are now being hit the hardest.
Happy Equal Pay Day? Here are 6 charts showing why it’s not much of a celebration.
In 2023, women are earning 77 cents for every dollar earned by White men. The gender pay gap has barely budged in 20 years.
99% of women-owned businesses say the federal government hasn’t done enough to support them, survey finds
Women-owned small businesses say they are “not a priority” for the federal government as entrepreneurs continue to share frustration in getting shut out of funding and contracts.
Dads get paid more when they have kids — as moms earn less
Stereotypes around parenthood are having a lasting effect on the gender pay gap, which has not budged in 20 years, according to a new study by Pew.
In a first, child care must be provided for microchip manufacturers to qualify for this federal grant
Employers seeking CHIPS Act funding must provide child care that is within reach for low- and medium-income households and located at a convenient location with hours that meet workers’ needs.
From formula to medications and child care, parents are being crushed under a wave of shortages
A confluence of shortages is putting a significant strain on parents, and particularly low-income parents, who may not have the resources to navigate the layered crises.
Democrats and Republicans agree child care is in crisis. Why can’t they get a bill passed?
Democrats are united behind a push to pass child care legislation, but with a divided Congress, hopes are low that anything will pass despite bipartisan agreement that something must be done.
'We’ve failed mothers and kids so much:' One year later, there’s no end in sight to the formula shortage
Many store shelves remain bare as the private and government response struggles to produce results and federal aid dries up. For parents of color most of all, it’s been a year of pain and panic.
Can women help fill the shortage of trade workers? Unions are betting on it.
But with only about 2 percent of tradespersons identifying as women, recruitment and retention initiatives by unions are just scratching the surface.
A 1993 family and medical leave law was supposed to be just the start. Thirty years later, not much has changed.
The modern shortcomings of FMLA — like the limits to eligibility and the fact that it is unpaid — were the product of legislative compromise built into the structure of the law.