Monday, February 21, 2005


[IWS] New! WOMEN in the WORKPLACE STUDY- Chutes & Ladders: The Search for Solid Ground...[17 February 2005]

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Institute for Workplace Studies                 Professor Samuel B. Bacharach
School of Industrial & Labor Relations          Director, Institute for Workplace Studies
Cornell University
16 East 34th Street, 4th floor                  Stuart Basefsky
New York, NY 10016                      Director, IWS News Bureau

Women Work!
is a membership organization dedicated to helping women from diverse backgrounds achieve economic self-sufficiency through job readiness, education, training and employment.

Chutes and Ladders: The Search for Solid Ground for Women in the Workplace [17 February 2005]
[full-text, 48 pages]
Executive Summary

   * Combined Displaced Homemaker and Single Mother Data Table

   * Displaced Homemaker Data Tables

   * Single Mother Data Tables

See Press Release-

Women Work! released their critical new study, Chutes and Ladders: The Search for Solid Ground for Women in the Workplace, on February 17, 2005 at a Capitol Hill press briefing. The event was sponsored by Congresswomen Ginny Brown-Waite (FL-5th) and Hilda L. Solis (CA-32nd), co-chairs of the Congressional Caucus on Womens Issues. The report provides an update on the economic and employment status of displaced homemakers and single mothers in the United States, and includes policy and workplace recommendations to support and retain women in transition in the workforce.
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