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Gender-based wage gaps persist in state and nation - Baltimore Sun

Windsor Mill resident Alison Assanah-Carroll was not surprised by the finding from the National Partnership for Women & Families, which showed that nearly a half-century after the ...

News Coverage | April 22, 2012

Pay Gap Persists in Female-Dominated Career Fields - Chicago Tribune

Chicago Tribune Women with professional degrees are paid just 67 cents for every dollar paid to men with professional degrees, according to the National Partnership for Women & ...

News Coverage | April 18, 2012

Off the clock: Employees fighting for overtime pay - msnbc.com (blog)

msnbc.com (blog) "There's been more pressure on workers to work more hours," said Letty Mederos, vice president of work and family programs for the National Partnership for Women ...

News Coverage | April 18, 2012

Physician Specialty Groups Target Unnecessary Procedures - Health Affairs (blog)

Physician Specialty Groups Target Unnecessary Procedures Health Affairs (blog) Consumer Reports is also involved in the effort, as are eleven other groups including the National Business Group on Health, the Leapfrog Group, SEIU, the National ...

News Coverage | April 4, 2012

Health Care Spending On Unnecessary Tests Discouraged By Major Medical Groups - Huffington Post

Huffington Post The American Board of Internal Medicine Foundation organized the campaign, which is also supported by the Service Employees International Union, the ...

News Coverage | April 4, 2012

Supreme Court voids part of medical leave act - Los Angeles Times

The National Partnership for Women and Families condemned the high court's decision as "appalling and dangerous." It "effectively puts state workers and their families at risk when workers become pregnant or illness strikes," said Debra Ness, the group's president.

News Coverage | March 21, 2012

Amid controversy, health care law changes are under way - msnbc.com

Amid controversy, health care law changes are under way msnbc.com Although Medicare beneficiaries may not realize that their health-care provider is participating in the program, they may start to notice changes in their care this year, says Debra ...

News Coverage | March 16, 2012

Shining Shoes Best Way Wall Street Women Outearn Men - Bloomberg

Bloomberg Shining Shoes Best Way Wall Street Women Outearn Men Bloomberg The wage gap among all job categories has been narrowing by one-half of a cent every year since 1963, according to a study released last April by the National Partnership for ...

News Coverage | March 16, 2012

Enforcing Pregnancy Bias Law of 1978? Long Overdue - Women's eNews

Women's eNews Enforcing Pregnancy Bias Law of 1978? Long Overdue Women's eNews ... senior adviser at the National Partnership for Women and Familiesin Washington, DC "Many employers continue to defy their legal obligations with impunity, leaving ...

News Coverage | March 7, 2012

Stakeholders React to Proposed Rule on Meaningful Use Stage 2 - iHealthBeat

Christine Bechtel -- vice president for the National Partnership for Women & Families and a Health IT Policy Committee member -- said in a statement that the proposed rule ...

News Coverage | February 24, 2012

White House loosens contraception coverage mandate - American Medical News

White House loosens contraception coverage mandate American Medical News Groups that advocate for contraception access, such as the National Partnership for Women & Families, supported the decision. "We commend President Obama for standing with ...

News Coverage | February 20, 2012

Pregnancy bias is alive and well in America - msnbc.com

HULIQ Pregnancy bias is alive and well in America msnbc.com Judy Lichtman, senior advisor to the National Partnership for Women and Families, who spoke at the hearing, said it was all about long-standing stereotypes, and not just regarding ...

News Coverage | February 15, 2012

Obama Weighed Religious Politics in Contraceptives Decision - BusinessWeek

USA TODAY Obama Weighed Religious Politics in Contraceptives Decision BusinessWeek Judith L. Lichtman, a senior adviser with the National Partnership for Women and Families in Washington, among the groups that favored minimizing religious ...

News Coverage | February 8, 2012

The Wage Gap Between Moms, Other Working Women - NPR

The Wage Gap Between Moms, Other Working Women NPR And a recent study out of Rutgers, which was commissioned by the National Partnership for Women and Families, shows that paid family leave increases wages for women and increases their attachment ...

News Coverage | February 7, 2012

Women say Abilene firms are supportive during, after pregnancies - ReporterNews.com

Women say Abilene firms are supportive during, after pregnancies ReporterNews.com By Jaime Adame According to the National Partnership for Women & Families, before the law was enacted, employers would sometimes fire women workers who became ...

News Coverage | January 30, 2012

Germ warfare at work - Chicago Tribune

Chicago Tribune Germ warfare at work Chicago Tribune To put that in slightly more stomach-turning terms, according to the National Partnership for Women & Families, paid sick leave is unavailable to nearly 80 percent of food service and hotel ...

News Coverage | January 22, 2012

Rutgers Study: Paid Family Leave Leads to Positive Economic Outcomes for ... - News from Rutgers

News from Rutgers The Center for Women and Work (CWW) at Rutgers, The State University of New Jersey, and the National Partnership for Women & Families, based in ...

News Coverage | January 17, 2012

Maryland man's lawsuit over sick leave is being considered by the US Supreme Court - Associated Press/Washington Post

The National Partnership for Women & Families, a nonprofit that supports Coleman, says the outcome of the case could affect more than five million employees who work for state governments nationwide.

News Coverage | January 11, 2012 |

Sweet Victories: Lessons for 2012 - The Nation. (blog)

The Nation. (blog) Sweet Victories: Lessons for 2012 The Nation. (blog) The coalition relied on smart research and advice from the likes of the National Partnership for Women and Families, the Institute for Women's Policy Research, the Economic ...

News Coverage | January 5, 2012

Pioneer ACOs: Moving Toward Needed Transformation In Health Care

Editor's note: See additional posts discussing Pioneer accountable care organizations by Steven Lieberman and Douglas Hastings. We have commended the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) on this blog in the past for actions regarding ...

News Coverage | December 27, 2011

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