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Part-Time Work; Still Just for Women?

One factor limiting women’s economic security is the approach to part-time work in the US. It has the reputation of being poorly paid (true), mostly done by students, (false), and performed by those who don’t really depend upon the income (also false). Part-time workers do not receive the protections of numerous state and federal laws, [...]

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The Part Time Worker Blues

There are many different reasons women and mothers get the short end of the stick in our social order, but a major factor has to be how part-time work is structured in this country. This is a big part of the reason women’s earnings and women’s wealth trails that of men so dramatically. The US [...]

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