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WOMEN AT WORK

Through IWF’s Women at Work project, IWF helps shape conversations about women in the economy and particularly how government helps—and hinders—women’s opportunities. IWF provides an important voice in explaining that the disproportionate number of women who take time out of the work place to raise children, care for elderly parents or opt for lower-paying, more-flexible and fulfilling jobs has more to do with preferences and choice than unequal opportunities. Government efforts to close the wage gap by micromanaging wages or mandating benefits end up backfiring on women by diminishing choice and opportunity and creating a less flexible, dynamic workplace, which is what women really want and need. IWF is the leading group discrediting and explaining what progressive proposals, such as the Paycheck Fairness Act and the FAMILY Act, would actually do and helping make the case for developing alternative, conservative solutions to give women greater economic opportunity.

Categories:  Economic Opportunity,  Family and Medical Leave Policies,  Gender Quotas,  Government Regulations,  Technology  Wage Gap and Paycheck Fairness Act


The District of Columbia Now Makes Day-Care Workers Earn College Credentials

April 11 2017
by Charlotte Allen


Amazon to Hire 30,000 Part-time, Work-from-Home Jobs

April 10 2017
by Patrice L. Onwuka


Judge Blocks Seattle’s Plan to Unionize Uber

April 7 2017
by Patrice L. Onwuka


Senator Elizabeth Warren's Wage Gap

April 5 2017
by Charlotte Hays


Mike Pence, Feminist Pioneer

April 4 2017
by Charlotte Hays


Here’s How Uber is Boosting Diverse Applicants

March 30 2017
by Patrice L. Onwuka


Headline of the Day: I'll Work Through My Period Thanks

March 28 2017
by Charlotte Hays


Aussie Columnist Wants to Make It Illegal to Be a Stay-at-Home Mother

March 23 2017
by Charlotte Allen


Is Rachel Maddow the New Geraldo Rivera?

March 15 2017
by Charlotte Allen


Chefs Against Trump: Want a Side of Politics with Your Entree?

March 15 2017
by Charlotte Hays


Austin’s Struggle with Transportation After Uber, Lyft Ride Out of Town

March 13 2017
by Patrice L. Onwuka


Steve Case: American Workers Feeling Left Behind, Really Have Been Left Behind

March 13 2017
by Patrice L. Onwuka


Closing the gender gap: Another way organizations can support female talent

March 10 2017
by Laura Cox Kaplan


New York Times Struggles to Explain Why the Women's Strike Really Wasn't Much of a Strike

March 9 2017
by Charlotte Hays


IWF 2016 Year In Review

March 6 2017
by


Women Have a New Ally in Getting Them to Work

February 24 2017
by Patrice L. Onwuka


Doughnut Disability

February 17 2017
by Charlotte Hays


Mayor Bowser Neither Signs Nor Vetoes DC Paid Leave Bill

February 16 2017
by Charlotte Hays


Trump and Trudeau To Discuss Women in the Workforce Today

February 13 2017
by Charlotte Hays


Trump Models: The Next Target in the Fashion World Purge

February 13 2017
by Patrice L. Onwuka


Innovation: Employment Agencies that Foster Workplace Flexibility for Women

February 7 2017
by Charlotte Hays


Why the Slight Uptick in Unemployment Rate May Be Good News

February 6 2017
by Charlotte Hays


Novel Idea: President Asking CEOs about Business

February 3 2017
by


Another Yarn from the Women's March

January 26 2017
by Charlotte Hays


Obama and Clinton Staffers Weep and Gnash Teeth Over Now Being Out of Work

January 11 2017
by Charlotte Allen


Employer Tip: It Pays to Have Heart

January 6 2017
by Charlotte Hays


Steve Martin Deletes Tribute to Carrie Fisher Because Media Feminists Didn't Like It

January 2 2017
by Charlotte Allen


It May Be Time to Reconsider the Meaning of "Having It All"

December 22 2016
by Charlotte Hays


D.C. City Council Adopts Most Progressive Paid Leave Policy in Nation

December 7 2016
by Charlotte Hays


Obama’s Overtime Rule is Down, but Not Out

December 2 2016
by Patrice L. Onwuka


Judge Blocks Obama Workplace Overtime Rules

November 23 2016
by Patrice L. Onwuka


New Overtime Rules Will Have Unintended Consequences

October 24 2016
by Patrice L. Onwuka


Oops! Lefty Think Tank (Inadvertently) Admits that Sexual Discrimination Is Not the Key Factor in Wage Gap

October 11 2016
by Charlotte Hays


George Will on America's Idle Men

October 7 2016
by Charlotte Hays


Obama Administration Gives One More Gift to Feminists: A New Army Workplace Gender Police

September 29 2016
by Charlotte Hays


Trump's Child Care Plan Being Misrepresented in Media

September 14 2016
by Charlotte Hays


What Driverless Cars Mean for Our Workforce

August 31 2016
by Patrice L. Onwuka


BLS: Over 7 Mil Displaced Workers Post-Recession

August 26 2016
by Patrice L. Onwuka


New Gender Bender Study: Being Family Breadwinner is Hazardous to Men's Health

August 22 2016
by Charlotte Hays


Feminists Complain: Reporters Covering Women Olympians "Focus on Them as Wives and Moms"

August 10 2016
by Charlotte Allen


Typical: Daily Show Deceives on Equal Pay for Women's Soccer Team

July 28 2016
by Hadley Heath


Chelsea Clinton Asks Ivanka Trump About Equal Pay Comments

July 28 2016
by Hadley Heath


Free to Braid!

July 27 2016
by Charlotte Hays


There She Goes Again: Kirsten Gillibrand's Tired Prescriptions for Women

July 26 2016
by Charlotte Hays


What Did Ivanka Actually Say?

July 22 2016
by Charlotte Hays


Snowflake Intern Wonders Why She Was Fired After Ginning Up a Petition to Get Her Company to Relax Its Dress Code

July 1 2016
by Charlotte Allen


Do We Need the White House to Eliminate Unnecessary Licensing?

June 30 2016
by Patrice L. Onwuka


Government Study Shows That Men Really Do Work Longer and Harder at Their Jobs Than Women

June 28 2016
by Charlotte Allen


Shocking Government Report: Men Work Longer Hours, Women Do More Housework

June 27 2016
by Charlotte Hays


Ann LePage's New Job: The Governor's Wife Will Take Your Orders!

June 27 2016
by Charlotte Hays


Independent Women’s Forum’s mission is to improve the lives of Americans by increasing the number of women who value free markets and personal liberty. Sister organization of Independent Women’s Voice.
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