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South Dakota Women and the Wage Gap

In South Dakota, on average, a woman who holds a full-time job is paid $31,329 per year while a man who holds a full-time job is paid $40,285 per year. This means that women in South Dakota are paid 78 cents for every dollar paid to men, amounting to a yearly gap of $8,956 between men and women who work full time in the state.


Washington Women and the Wage Gap

In Washington, on average, a woman who holds a full-time job is paid $40,993 per year while a man who holds a full-time job is paid $53,046 per year. This means that women in Washington are paid 77 cents for every dollar paid to men, amounting to a yearly gap of $12,053 between men and women who work full time in the state.


Claim vs. Reality – HIT and Privacy in the Economic Recovery Package

For patients, having an ability to track disclosures from their medical records is important to building trust in health IT and is consistent with the transparency and accountability principles that are the hallmark of fair information practices.


Working Women and South Carolina’s Wage Gap

In South Carolina, the median pay for a woman working full time, year round is $31,518 per year, while the median yearly pay for a man is $41,381. This means that women are paid 76 cents for every dollar paid to men, amounting to a yearly gap of $9,863 between full-time working men and women in the state.


Working Women and Utah’s Wage Gap

In Utah, the median pay for a woman working full time, year round is $32,163 per year, while the median yearly pay for a man is $46,609. This means that women are paid 69 cents for every dollar paid to men, amounting to a yearly gap of $14,446 between full-time working men and women in the state.


Bypassing Justice: Arkansas


Bypassing Justice: Louisiana


Working Women and Rhode Island’s Wage Gap

In Rhode Island, the median pay for a woman working full time, year round is $40,532 per year, while the median yearly pay for a man is $50,567. This means that women are paid 80 cents for every dollar paid to men, amounting to a yearly gap of $10,035 between full-time working men and women in the state.


Family Friendly America: Connecticut

Connecticut workers need public policies that allow them to better manage the dual demands of work and family. Family friendly workplace laws help workers maintain their economic security when they give birth, adopt, raise children or grandchildren, deal with illness, and care for parents, grandparents, spouses or partners.


Supportive Workplace Policies Are Critical for Nursing Mothers

The Affordable Care Act (ACA) gives millions of nursing moms the support and protection they need. The National Partnership for Women & Families and the United States Breastfeeding Committee would like to clarify the scope of this important new provision in the law and address some misconceptions expressed during the Ways and Means Committee hearing.


Bypassing Justice: Kentucky


Why Medicare Matters for Women in Wisconsin

Medicare is a linchpin of financial and health security for millions of older women – including more than 499,000 older women in Wisconsin – guaranteeing them coverage for affordable, quality health care.


Bypassing Justice: Nebraska


Columbus Women and the Wage Gap

In the Columbus metro area, on average, a woman who holds a full-time job is paid $40,082 per year while a man who holds a full-time job is paid $49,343 per year. This means that women in the Columbus area are paid 81 cents for every dollar paid to men in the area, amounting to a yearly gap of $9,261 between men and women who work full time.


Comments on the Translation Threshold for Medicare Advantage and Medicare Prescription Drug Plans (January 2011)

The Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) issued proposed regulations that would require private Medicare plans (Part C and D plans) to translate written materials only into languages spoken by 10 percent of the population in the plan’s service area. Under this standard most of the approximately three million limited English proficient (LEP) Medicare enrollees would not get translated materials from their plans.


Meaningful Use Workgroup Request for Comments Regarding Meaningful Use Stage 2

The undersigned consumer organizations are members of the Consumer Partnership for e-Health (CPeH) and the Campaign for Better Care (CBC). The CPeH is a coalition of consumer, patient, and labor organizations working on both the national and local levels that, since 2005, has advocated for patient-centered policies related to health IT.


Working Women and New York’s Wage Gap

In New York, the median pay for a woman working full time, year round is $41,570 per year, while the median yearly pay for a man is $50,228. This means that women are paid 83 cents for every dollar paid to men, amounting to a yearly gap of $8,658 between full-time working men and women in the state.


Family Friendly America: Maine

Maine workers need public policies that allow them to better manage the dual demands of work and family. Family friendly workplace laws help workers maintain their economic security when they give birth, adopt, raise children or grandchildren, deal with illness, and care for parents, grandparents, spouses or partners.


Family Friendly America: Hawaii

Hawaii workers need public policies that allow them to better manage the dual demands of work and family. Family friendly workplace laws help workers maintain their economic security when they give birth, adopt, raise children or grandchildren, deal with illness, and care for parents, grandparents, spouses or partners.


Kansas City Women and the Wage Gap

In the Kansas City metro area, on average, a woman who holds a full-time job is paid $38,783 per year while a man who holds a full-time job is paid $50,422 per year. This means that women in the Kansas City area are paid 77 cents for every dollar paid to men in the area, amounting to a yearly gap of $11,639 between men and women who work full time


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