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Chart of the day II: Another kind of inflation

From Fast Food Failure: How CEO-to-Worker Pay Disparity Undermines the Industry and the Overall Economy , a new report for Demos by Catherine Ruetschlin revealing the massive inflation in wages for those at the very top of an industry employing some of America’s most poorly paid works. 26 more words

Politics

College Enrollment and Work Activity of 2013 High School Graduates

College Enrollment and Work Activity of 2013 High School Graduates
Source: Bureau of Labor Statistics

In October 2013, 65.9 percent of 2013 high school graduates were enrolled in colleges or universities, the U.S.

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Labor

Harper's Birth Story

Last Wednesday, I was at the hospital, waiting to get my Non Stress Test done for little girl being 5 days late. I had full expectations of going in, having everything be fine, and going home. 1,303 more words

Mom Diary

Birthing a Dream

If you know me, or if you have read Tallulah‘s Birth Story on this page, then you know that I am extremely passionate about and grateful for the work my doula did in preparing me for Lu’s birth. 121 more words

Family

Job Tasks, Computer Use, and the Decreasing Part-Time Pay Penalty for Women in the UK

Job Tasks, Computer Use, and the Decreasing Part-Time Pay Penalty for Women in the UK (PDF)
Source: Institute for the Study of Labor

Using data from the UK Skills Surveys, we show that the part-time pay penalty for female workers within low- and medium-skilled occupations decreased significantly over the period 1997-2006.

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Technology And Internet

My Hospital Bag for Labor & Delivery

*This post is very detailed with feminine topics so please read at your own discretion. 

Knowing what to pack in your hospital bag for labor and delivery can be quite the task – especially if it’s your first hospital delivery. 1,348 more words

Pregnancy