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AAUW Issues: Paid Sick Days

Good for Employers and Employees Centers for Disease Control and Prevention guidance urges employers, regardless of the size of their business or services provided, to encourage sick workers to stay […] Read more »

Page   |   January 16, 2014
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AAUW Issues: Work-Life Balance

FMLA: Unpaid Leave FMLA, signed into law in 1993, is a federal policy that provides up to 12 weeks of unpaid, job-protected leave for eligible workers to take medical and […] Read more »

Page   |   1 Comments   |   January 14, 2014
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Live Blog Covers New Campus Sexual Assault Rules

  Update April 2, 2014: Jump down to the bottom to see the final update. Stakeholders have come to an agreement on a final draft rule to implement the Campus […] Read more »

Blog   |   Campus   |   11 Comments   |   January 13, 2014
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Making Work Work: We Need Paid Family and Medical Leave

While FMLA is a success story, many Americans do not use their FMLA leave because it is unpaid, and they cannot afford the time off of work without a paycheck. In fact, only 11 percent of private sector workers have paid family leave through their employers. Read more »

Article   |   Advocacy   |   December 10, 2013
A doctor talks in a medical office with two women.

Making Work Work: We Need Paid Family and Medical Leave

While FMLA is a success story, many Americans do not use their FMLA leave because it is unpaid, and they cannot afford the time off of work without a paycheck. In fact, only 11 percent of private sector workers have paid family leave through their employers. Read more »

Blog   |   Advocacy   |   3 Comments   |   December 10, 2013
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Campus Sexual Assault Prevention Is Getting an Upgrade

Students go off to college each year only to be confronted with violence in their classrooms, dorm rooms, student unions, and at social events. College-age women are four times more likely than any other age group to face sexual assault. Read more »

Blog   |   Education   |   3 Comments   |   October 11, 2013

Quick Facts on the Elementary and Secondary Education Act

AAUW’s quick facts list and explain various policies that ESEA should include in its upcoming reauthorization. Read more »

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AAUW Issues: Elementary and Secondary Education Act

As Congress contemplates the reauthorization of the Elementary and Secondary Education Act (ESEA), AAUW urges support for the following: Use multiple measures and growth models. AAUW supports using multiple measures […] Read more »

Page   |   October 02, 2013
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AAUW Issues: Career and Technical Education

Our global economy demands more highly skilled and educated workers every day. While more women are working than ever before, many do not have the skills necessary to obtain high-wage […] Read more »

Page   |   October 02, 2013
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AAUW Issues: Retirement Security

Additional Resources Frequently Asked Questions Social Security Administration Research: Graduating to a Pay Gap American Association of University Women Women and Retirement Security American Association of University Women The Social Security system is more than […] Read more »

Page   |   October 02, 2013