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Women, Work, and Child Care: Report looks at child care, the economy and gender equity in Vermont

Ensuring Vermont has enough high-quality, affordable child care is essential to supporting gender equality in the workplace, according to a new report co-authored by Let’s Grow Kids (LGK) and the Vermont Commission on Women (VCW). The report outlines policy recommendations—including increasing investments in Vermont’s Child Care Financial Assistance Program and passing paid family leave—as key strategies to supporting working women and their families.

 


Women, Work, and Child Care: report looks at child care, the economy and gender equity in Vermont

Ensuring Vermont has enough high-quality, affordable child care is essential to supporting gender equality in the workplace, according to a new report co-authored by Let’s Grow Kids (LGK) and the Vermont Commission on Women (VCW). The report outlines policy recommendations—including increasing investments in Vermont’s Child Care Financial Assistance Program and passing paid family leave—as key strategies to supporting working women and their families.

 


More than Choice? A Review of the Gender Pay Gap by the Vermont Department of Labor

VDOL Gender $ Gap Report   More than Choice? A Review of the Gender Pay Gap, was prepared by the Economic and Labor Market Information Division of the Vermont Department of Labor.   It includes a section titled, Why It Matters, as well as these recommendations:

Collect more reliable pay and gender data.

 


Change The Story VT Partnership Releases New Report: Vermont Women and Leadership

On Equal Pay Day, 2017 Progress Is Mixed, Vermont Frontrunner on Some Measures

 


Change The Story VT's New Report: Women Work And Wages In Vermont

Change The Story VT (CTS), a multi-year initiative fueled by the Vermont Women’s Fund, the Vermont Commission on Women, and Vermont Works for Women, released the first of a series of briefs called “Women, Work and Wages in Vermont” in January.  Much of this data is not regularly collected or published. All of it is specific to Vermont, and all is critical - not just in what it reflects about women, but in its  implications for Vermont’s economic future.

 


CHANGE THE STORY'S NEW REPORT: WOMEN WORK AND WAGES IN VERMONT

Change The Story VT (CTS), a multi-year initiative fueled by the Vermont Women’s Fund, the Vermont Commission on Women, and Vermont Works for Women, released the first of a series of briefs called “Women, Work and Wages in Vermont” in January.  Much of this data is not regularly collected or published. All of it is specific to Vermont, and all is critical - not just in what it reflects about women, but in its  implications for Vermont’s economic future.

 


Equal Pay Day 2016: Where VT Women Work...And Why It Matters

(Media Advisory)

WHAT:  Equal Pay Day.  Throughout the nation, women’s organizations observe Equal Pay Day each April, symbolizing how far into the new year the average American woman would have to work to earn what the average American man did in the previous year due to the gender wage gap.  In Vermont, median annual income for women working full-time year-round is $37,000.  That’s $7,000 less than the median annual salary earned by men, and translates to a 16% gender wage gap in Vermont.

WHERE:  Vermont State House.