American Women Statement on New Paid Sick Leave for Federal Contractors and Equal Pay Guidelines· ·
American Women Executive Director Kate Black issued the following statement on the Obama administration’s final rules on paid sick leave for federal contractors and new equal pay guidelines, a move that will impact millions of people.
The Top Concern of Young Women This Election· Mattie Kahn · ELLE
New research gives us a peek into the minds of the voters who could decide this election.
New Poll of Women Voters Reveals Strong Concerns for Economic and National Security· ·
American Women Executive Director Kate Black issued the following statement on a new poll commissioned by American Women of women voters.
American Women Statement on the Announcement of Bill Introduction to Help Eliminate Gender and Racial Pay Gap· ·
American Women Executive Director Kate Black issued the following statement on the news that Reps. Rosa DeLauro and Jerry Nadler and Del. Eleanor Holmes Norton will introduce legislation that would help eliminate gender and racial pay gaps.
New Report Highlights Likely Influence of Women in 2016 Elections· Eli Yokley · Morning Consult
If the past couple elections are a guide, American women will carry significant sway in this fall’s contest, a new report to be released on Monday found.
American Women Launches New Resources on the Power of Women Voters· ·
Info sheets display the facts and figures around the impact of women voters in the 2016 election
Las hispanas decidirán las elecciones del 2016· María Cardona · Washington Hispanic
Aunque han habido muchas sorpresas en esta jornada electoral (nadie pensó que Donald Trump sería el candidato republicano para la presidencia), una cosa es segura: las votantes hispanas tienen el poder de decidir estas elecciones.
Soaring Child-Care Costs Squeeze Families· Eric Morath · Wall Street Journal
Outlays rise nearly twice as fast as inflation since 2009; issue spills into presidential campaign
Latina Voters' Negative View of Donald Trump· PBS To The Contrary
According to a new survey, Latina voters are much more motivated to vote this year than in previous years. It could be because they hold an overwhelmingly negative view of Donald Trump, while the majority have a positive view of Hillary Clinton.
D.C. enacting $15 minimum wage indexed for inflation, in huge victory for labor rights· Ben Norton · Salon
Washington, D.C. mayor signs a groundbreaking $15 minimum wage law as the Fight for 15 grassroots movement grows
American Women Statement on D.C.'s Minimum Wage Increase· ·
Today American Women’s Executive Director Kate Black issued the following statement on D.C. Mayor Muriel Bowser signing the minimum wage increase into law.
Poll: 81 percent of Latinas say they will vote in 2016· Rafael Bernal · The Hill
Hispanic women will break attendance records at polling stations in November, according to a new poll released by American Women, Voto Latino Action Network and iAmerica Action.
New National Poll of Latina Voters: Majority View Trump Negatively, Record Numbers Expected to Vote in November· ·
A recent poll of Latina voters commissioned by American Women, Voto Latino Action Network, and iAmerica Action highlights the important role of Hispanic women in this year’s presidential elections.
Poll: More than 84 percent of Hispanic women have negative opinion of Trump· Fox News Latino
A new poll has found that an overwhelming majority of Latina voters under the age of 40 in the U.S. view the presumptive Republican nominee Donald Trump negatively.
27.3 Million Latinos Will Vote in November―Here's What They're Thinking· Aliza Abarbanel · ELLE Magazine
The ELLE American Women survey reveals what the most progressive voting block in America really cares about.
Hillary Clinton Supporters Aren’t Just Voting for Her “Because She’s a Woman”· Michelle Ruiz · Vogue
Recent data from American Women found that women across the political spectrum were more likely to vote for candidates who supported equal pay, paid sick days, and affordable childcare.
American Women Statement on the New Overtime Protection
Today American Women Executive Director Kate Black issued the following statement on the new U.S. Department of Labor’s overtime protection that will boost the pay of an estimated 4.2 million workers.
On Moms’ Equal Pay Day, It’s Time to Listen to Your Mother· Kate Black · American Women
The gap between what moms earn and what dads earn may surprise you: mothers who work full-time outside of the home earn 73 percent of what fathers earn.
Affordable Childcare a Necessity for Working Families
When the cost of childcare is as much as a mortgage payment, it puts a major financial strain on low-income and middle-class families, impacting every decision in their lives.
Donald Trump Is Already Losing Single Women by a Mile· Ethan Rosenberg · U.S. News and World Report
A recent poll commissioned by American Women shows single, unmarried women – across party lines – are unlikely to vote for Trump due to his verbal disrespect of women, even if they agree with his policy positions.
Women Across Party Lines Agree on Lack of Opportunity and Policies to Get Ahead· Kate Black · American Women
While some may believe that “women get it better,” the fact remains that men and women, Republicans and Democrats, disagree.
This is Not Just a Trend, This is Reality: Women Continue to Face More Barriers than Men in Workplace· Stephanie Psyllos, Hannah Hartig, and John Lapinski · NBC News
A recent NBC/Survey Monkey survey on gender discrimination reaffirms American Women’s data that shows women face more professional and financial barriers in the workplace.
A Five-Minute Lesson in How to Negotiate a Higher Salary· Mattie Kahn · ELLE
For today and every day
Young Women and Equal Pay: A Call For Action
It doesn’t matter if you’re a world champion soccer player, an Oscar-winning actress, a teacher, a retail salesperson, a lawyer, or a police officer. Women are paid less across occupations and industries.
New York's New Paid Family Leave Plan Keeps the Momentum for a National Solution
New York’s newly approved paid family leave policy continues the growing momentum to pass more family-friendly workplace policies to address the needs of today’s working families.
American Women Statement on the 23rd Anniversary of the Family and Medical Leave Act· American Women · American Women
Today, American Women’s Executive Director Kate Black issued the following statement on the 23rd anniversary of the Family and Medical Leave Act.
Surprise: Women Won't Vote For Misogynists· Lilli Petersen · Refinery29
A new poll found that if a politician is seen as misogynist, women won’t vote for him or her even if they otherwise agree with the candidate’s policies.
Ahead of Presidential Primaries, New Data Shows Unmarried – Republican and Democratic — Women Reject Misogyny from Candidates, Favor Policies that Help Women and Families· American Women · American Women
Data published today in ELLE Magazine
Pay Attention, Pollsters: 9 in 10 Single Women Are "Almost Certain" They'll Vote In 2016· Mattie Kahn · ELLE Magazine
On the eve of what's sure to be an contentious GOP debate and the Iowa caucuses, ELLE finds out what's driving unmarried women to the ballot box.
Paid Family Leave Gets More Attention, but Workers Still Struggle· Claire Cain Miller · New York Times
This year is shaping up to be a big one for paid family leave.