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Sarah Damaske: Equal Pay Day: In the Wake of the So-Called "Mommy Wars" Renewal and Partisan Attacks on Equal Pay Bills

Calling this past week's maelstrom a renewal of the "mommy wars" dodges the real issue: Caregiving, whether done unpaid in the home or for pay outside of it, is not particularly valued in this country and women (whether in the labor market or not) suffer the brunt of this.
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Obama on the pay equity bill: Senate GOP put partisan politics ahead of American women

Politics / US Politics : Planet Washington (2 years ago)

President Obama assailed Senate Republicans for blocking a vote on a bill the GOP says was designed to make them look bad. Obama called the Paycheck Fairness Act, "a commonsense piece of legislation that would strengthen the Equal P... Read Post

Kristin Rowe-Finkbeiner: It's Not a "Mommy War," It's a War on Moms

Politics / US Politics : Huffington Post: Politics Blog (2 years ago)

Rather than fanning the false flames of a "Mommy War" that doesn't really exist, it's time that we as a nation recognize that regardless of whether or not mothers' work is paid or unpaid, the work of caregiving is important to us al... Read Post

Sarah Damaske: Equal Pay Day: In the Wake of the So-Called "Mommy Wars" Renewal and Partisan Attacks on Equal Pay Bills

Business & Finance : Huffington Post: Business Blog (2 years ago)

Calling this past week's maelstrom a renewal of the "mommy wars" dodges the real issue: Caregiving, whether done unpaid in the home or for pay outside of it, is not particularly valued in this country and women (whether in the labor... Read Post


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