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2014-03-05 20:21:12

WASHINGTON, March 5, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- As Chicago City Council legislators consider the Earned Sick Time Ordinance, new research from the Institute for Women's Policy Research (IWPR) estimates that providing paid sick days to newly covered workers is expected to yield savings of more than $6.4 million annually, after employer costs and benefits are calculated. More than 461,000 Chicago employees lack access to a single paid sick day, and approximately 260,082 of...

2011-02-21 11:49:00

Many families still stressed, so transportation policies need better assessment tools. SAN JOSE, Calif., Feb. 21, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Mineta Transportation Institute (MTI) has just released its Research Report 10-02, Getting Around When You're Just Getting By: The Travel Behavior and Transportation Expenditures of Low-Income Adults. Principal investigator Asha Weinstein Agrawal, Ph.D., asked how people with limited resources pay for cars, public transit, and other means of...

2011-02-07 08:33:51

(Ivanhoe Newswire) -- The Child-Parent Center (CPC) early education program is a large-scale, federally funded intervention providing services for disadvantaged 3- to 9-year-olds in Chicago. A new cost-benefit analysis of the program has found that benefits exceeded costs in a number of areas, including increased earnings and savings. "Our findings provide strong evidence that sustained high-quality early childhood programs can contribute to well-being for individuals and society," Arthur J....

2011-02-04 11:49:11

The Child-Parent Center (CPC) early education program is a large-scale, federally funded intervention providing services for disadvantaged 3- to 9-year-olds in Chicago. A new cost-benefit analysis of the program has found that benefits exceeded costs in a number of areas, including increased earnings and savings. The longitudinal analysis appears in the January/February issue of Child Development, the journal of the Society for Research in Child Development. It was done by researchers at the...

2006-02-16 09:10:31

BOCA RATON, Florida (Reuters) - Soaring healthcare costs are a major obstacle to hiring, and employees can expect to take on a bigger share of the burden, according to a survey of U.S. chief executives released on Thursday. Nearly two-thirds of CEOs expect benefit costs to accelerate this year, with 86 percent calling the issue either very important or the most important challenge facing policy makers, the survey by the Business Council and The Conference Board found. The survey,...

2006-02-16 08:20:55

BOCA RATON, Florida (Reuters) - Soaring healthcare costs are a major obstacle to hiring, and employees can expect to take on a bigger share of the burden, according to a survey of U.S. chief executives released on Thursday. Nearly two-thirds of CEOs expect benefit costs to accelerate this year, with 86 percent calling the issue either very important or the most important challenge facing policy makers, the survey by the Business Council and The Conference Board found. The survey,...


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