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How Many Women Are Benefiting from the Affordable Care Act? [Infographic]

Economic Opportunity Institute | March 31, 2015

Happy 5th birthday to the Affordable Care Act! “The Affordable Care Act (ACA) set us on a path toward better access but we still have a ways to go. We

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#RaiseTheWage? Facts about women and the minimum wage [Video]

Economic Opportunity Institute | March 30, 2015

When it comes to the minimum wage, far too many working women in this country deserve a raise. Women account for less than half of the U.S. working po

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Long-term benefits of breastfeeding underscore need for paid family leave

Economic Opportunity Institute | March 27, 2015

Image credit: Center for American Progress
Paying an Unfair Price: The Financial Penalty for LGBT Women in America

Economic Opportunity Institute | March 26, 2015

Labor Secretary Perez and White House senior advisor Jarrett at the White House Summit on Working Families last June
“Lead on Leave” national road show begins in Seattle April 1st!

Economic Opportunity Institute | March 25, 2015

John Burbank, EOI Executive Director
Closing tax loopholes could do a lot of good

John Burbank | March 25, 2015

WA regressive tax
Sign the Fair Revenue Petition – and get 10 friends to join you!

Economic Opportunity Institute | March 19, 2015

Washington gets a B- for women's equity.
Just released: The Status of Women in the States

Economic Opportunity Institute | March 18, 2015

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