This online version of Working Mother magazine provides reports on news, trends, information, people, and issues that affect working women.
Glass Ceiling Commission
The Glass Ceiling Commission (1991-1996) was a federally funded commission which considered the "invisible, artificial barriers that prevent qualified individuals from advancing within their organization and reaching full potential." The Catherwood Library at Cornell University has electronically archived the reports and findings of the commission, as well as a host of papers written on the Glass Ceiling Commission.
Highlights of Women's Earnings in 2000
Using the Census Bureau's Current Population Survey (CPS) this report finds that, in 2000, median weekly earnings for women were 76 percent of those for their male counterparts, a gap that varies considerably by demographic group and state.
Women's Bureau, U. S. Department of Labor
The U.S. Department of Labor Women's Bureau, established by Congress in 1920, is the only federal agency mandated to represent the needs of wage-earning women in the public policy process.
Bureau of Labor Statistics
Home to gobs of information about the American labor market and economy
The United States Equal Employment Opportunity Commission
The key government office that handles issues of workplace discrimination