Latest Women in the workforce Stories

2014-07-21 23:07:37

RCR Wireless News just released a new feature report that interviews women from AT&T, Sprint, Alcatel-Lucent, and other industry giants. It examines the role of women in the wireless industry and their common experiences; industry programs and initiatives to attract and retain more women in the workforce; and federal efforts to encourage more women entrepreneurs. Austin, TX (PRWEB) July 21, 2014 Women in the high-tech sector are making increasing in-roads in high-profile positions,...

2014-07-01 23:02:43

Jameel McCline, U.S. House candidate in Florida CD 20’s August 26 Democratic primary, calls yesterday’s Supreme Court “Hobby Lobby” ruling a blow to women’s health and states that it discriminates against women in the workforce. Delray Beach, FL (PRWEB) July 01, 2014 “Giving employers the right to deny health care to women is harmful and discriminatory,” says McCline. "Justice Ruth Bader Ginsberg noted that the high court has ‘ventured into a minefield’ and she is...

2014-03-12 23:30:16

New York Law Firm Kaplan Lawyers PC Calls Amendment to NYC’s Human Rights Law “Long Overdue” New York, NY (PRWEB) March 12, 2014 Richard Sabatino, executive director for New York law firm Kaplan Lawyers PC, commented today on the Pregnant Worker’s Fairness Act, which became law on January 30, 2014. Kaplan Lawyers PC is a New York law firm focusing on workers’ compensation and personal injury law. Kaplan’s executive director, Richard Sabatino, commented today on how passage of...

2013-10-01 23:01:12

The Albany, N.Y. health plan is being recognized for its commitment to helping women achieve financial independence and success. Albany, NY (PRWEB) October 01, 2013 CDPHP is being recognized with the Advancement of Women in the WERCplace Award, honored for its longstanding commitment to helping women achieve financial independence and success. The award was presented to CDPHP at the Capital District Women’s Employment and Resource Center’s (WERC) 25th Anniversary Awards Luncheon....

2013-09-30 23:37:18

Examples of simple changes to how you act in the work place and business that can help you to get ahead in your career. Portland, OR (PRWEB) September 30, 2013 Based on a recent American Express State of Women Owned Businesses Study, did you know that? > Nationally, the number of women-owned businesses has increased by 50% since 1997. > One in five US firms with revenue of $1 million or more is woman-owned. > Women-owned firms in the US are exceeding overall sector growth rates...

2013-07-03 12:11:29

Women living in the world's most advanced democracies and under the most progressive gender equality regimes still know less about politics than men. Indeed, an unmistakable gender gap in political knowledge seems to be a global phenomenon, according to a ten-nation study of media systems and national political knowledge funded by the Economic and Social Research Council (ESRC). Women know less about politics than men regardless of how advanced a country is in terms of gender equality,...

2012-10-03 15:09:30

Numbers of women in engineering, physics and computer science are on the decline In the first study of its kind, researchers have found that numbers of women in the science, technology and innovation fields are alarmingly low in the world's leading economies, and are actually on the decline in others, including the United States. The study maps the opportunities and obstacles faced by women in science across the US, EU, Brazil, South Africa, India, Korea and Indonesia. It was conducted by...

Word of the Day
  • A Roman unit of weight, 1⁄1728 of a pound.
  • A weight of four grains used in weighing gold and precious stones; a carat.
  • In anatomy, a formation suggesting a husk or pod.
  • The lowest unit in the Roman coinage, the twenty-fourth part of a solidus.
  • A coin of base silver of the Gothic and Lombard kings of Italy.
'Siliqua' comes from a Latin word meaning 'a pod.'