ERIC Number: ED290886
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1987
Reference Count: N/A
A Prospectus of Working Women's Concerns. Hearings before the Subcommittee on Employment Opportunities of the Committee on Education and Labor. House of Representatives, One Hundredth Congress, First Session (July 21-22, 1987).
Congress of the U.S., Washington, DC. House Committee on Education and Labor.
This document contains congressional hearings to raise a variety of issues and problems pertaining to women in the workplace. It focuses on legislation that might alleviate any adverse conditions that might exist, especially H.R. 2577, the Economic Equity Act of 1987. Issues include barriers in pay equity, wider opportunities for women and integrating the male-dominated fields, underemployment, child care, and the femininization of poverty. Testimony includes statements and prepared statements of representatives in Congress and individuals representing the U.S. Commission on Civil Rights; Children's Defense Fund; KRBK-TV, Sacramento; Bureau of National Affairs, Inc.; Women's Bureau, U.S. Department of Labor; American Association of Retired Persons; Brandeis University; Kings County, Brooklyn, New York; National Institute for Women of Color; Wider Opportunities for Women, Inc.; Subcommittee on Employment Opportunities; McClendon News Service; Pension Rights Center; Women and Poverty Project; and United Food and Commercial Workers International Union. (YLB)
Descriptors: Day Care, Employed Women, Equal Opportunities (Jobs), Federal Legislation, Hearings, Nontraditional Occupations, Poverty, Salary Wage Differentials, Sex Discrimination, Sex Fairness
Superintendent of Documents, Congressional Sales Office, U.S. Government Printing Office, Washington, DC 20402.
Publication Type: Legal/Legislative/Regulatory Materials; Opinion Papers
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: Congress of the U.S., Washington, DC. House Committee on Education and Labor.
Note: Serial No. 100-43.