Items listed below focus on data and statistics regarding employment, beyond domestic violence. Specifically, resources cover the gender wage gap and fair pay, the impact of a lack of paid leave policies, and how the wage gap affects specific populations. Those interested in data on domestic violence and the workplace may want to review material listed above under Research on Domestic Violence and the Workplace.
The Gender Wage Gap: 2014
Women's Economic Status in the States: Wide Disparities by Race, Ethnicity, and Region
This report looks at women's economic status across several indicators: women's earnings, gender wage ratio, % of women in managerial/professional occupations, women's business ownership, and poverty. State profiles are available.
The Cost of Doing Nothing: The Price We All Pay Without Paid Leave Policies to Support America’s 21st Century Working Families
The Gender Wage Gap by Occupation
Women’s median earnings are lower than men’s in nearly all occupations, whether they work in occupations predominantly done by women, occupations predominantly done by men, or occupations with a more even mix of men and women.
50 Years and Counting: The Unfinished Business of Achieving Fair Pay
African American Women and the Wage Gap
Workers' Rights Information
This webpage provides comprehensive information about immigrant workers’ rights, including employment eligibility, discrimination, E-Verify, and more.
For an Economy that Works for All: A tool kit for advocates for low-wage workers - Part Two: Advocacy
This tool kit includes data on low-wage workers, fact sheets on work and child poverty, reports on public perceptions of poor people and the economy, suggested messages, descriptions of framing, and a guide for journalists on how to talk about low-wage work.