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Whitebook, Marcy; Ginsburg, Gerri – 1985
Intended to help child care advocates understand and use the concept of comparable worth, this guide book defines "comparable worth" as a movement to get wages in any one workplace to reflect a just assessment of the skills and responsibilities demanded by a job rather than false assumptions about the financial needs of the worker or…
Descriptors: Advocacy, Child Caregivers, Compensation (Remuneration), Day Care
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Statham, June – 1996
This 3-year study examined the implementation of the Children Act in Wales, which deals with providing, coordinating, and regulating day care and related services for children under 8 years. Data were collected through interviews with key officers and representatives of child care organizations, a national survey of day care providers, and an…
Descriptors: Agency Cooperation, Child Caregivers, Compliance (Legal), Counties
Appelbaum, Eileen; Bailey, Thomas; Berg, Peter; Kalleberg, Arne L. – 2002
Until the 1970s, social norms dictated that women provided care for their families and men were employed for pay. The rapid increase in paid work for women has resulted in an untenable model of work and care in which all employees are assumed to be unencumbered with family responsibilities and women who care for their families are dismissed as…
Descriptors: Adult Day Care, Behavior Standards, Caregivers, Child Care
Ratner, Ronnie Steinberg – 1979
After a brief discussion of conference background and structure, these proceedings identify and summarize equal pay and employment policy issues discussed at a four-day working conference of sixty-five people from twelve advanced industrialized countries. Focus is on progress to date and alternative strategies for implementing policies. Strategies…
Descriptors: Change Strategies, Employed Women, Employment Practices, Employment Problems
Piercy, Day; Krieter, Nancy – 1982
The advances women have made in the past decade have created the myth that women have achieved equal opportunity in the job market. In reality, the opposite is true. The current economic status of women demonstrates the need for strict enforcement of equal opportunity laws. Department of Labor data indicate that the wage gap between men and women…
Descriptors: Affirmative Action, Civil Rights Legislation, Day Care, Employed Women
Deffenbaugh, W. S. – Bureau of Education, Department of the Interior, 1925
The document reports on recent movements regarding day schools within city school systems; reviews on other activities, such as night schools, continuation schools special schools, etc. may appear in other chapters of the Biennial Survey of Education. This bulletin summarizes findings with regard to: administration, including adapting the school…
Descriptors: Urban Schools, Teacher Improvement, Salary Wage Differentials, Day Schools
Employment Standards Administration (DOL), Washington, DC. Wage and Hour Div. – 1976
This pamphlet provides general information concerning the application of the Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA) to employees of preschool centers. The contents include discussion of the purview of the Act regarding preschools; monetary requirements such as minimum wages and employee facilities; provisions for equal pay, overtime pay, work hours,…
Descriptors: Child Caregivers, Child Labor, Day Care, Early Childhood Education
Sissom, Leighton E. – Engineering Education, 1986
Addresses the guidelines most institutions of higher learning use in determining to what extent their faculty can be involved in outside consulting. Reports on a study detailing the amount of time engineering faculty spent doing consulting. Outlines a set of pros and cons concerning faculty consulting. (TW)
Descriptors: College Science, Engineering Education, Faculty College Relationship, Faculty Development
Department of Labor, Washington, DC. – 1985
The employment experiences of women in the United States between 1976 and 1985 are discussed generally in this report. Following a summary of major developments, the report is divided into six parts. The first part describes the economic aspects of changes in womens' economic status. Their labor force status is assessed and characteristics of…
Descriptors: Agency Cooperation, Economic Status, Elementary Secondary Education, Employed Women
Days, Drew S., III – 1980
In this speech the Assistant Attorney General for the Civil Rights Division of the Department of Justice discusses the impact of racial and sex discrimination on the nation. The author reflects on the high costs of discrimination, financially and socially, in terms of riot damage, underutilization of the work force, crime, and poor education. In…
Descriptors: Affirmative Action, Equal Education, Equal Opportunities (Jobs), Females
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Cassimere, Raphael Jr. – Integrated Education, 1977
Suggests that the struggle for teacher salary equalization in Louisiana ended in success, but it was one chapter in a long struggle to gain the full citizenship that black teachers and their pupils dreamed would one day be theirs. (Author/AM)
Descriptors: Black Teachers, Blacks, Equal Protection, History
Organisation for Economic Cooperation and Development, Paris (France). Directorate for Manpower and Social Affairs. – 1979
A study of the opportunities for women in member countries of the Organisation for Economic Cooperation and Development (OECD) is reported along with suggested policy directions for government programs. Focus is on identifying the gaps that have appeared or grown wider in recent decades between, on one hand, existing laws, policies, and…
Descriptors: Cross Cultural Studies, Day Care Centers, Equal Education, Equal Opportunities (Jobs)
Barrett, Nancy S. – 1984
As increasing numbers of women make the transition from the household sector into the labor market, dramatic changes in household composition have occurred that have thrust many women into the role of provider. This new role for women has led to dramatic and rapid changes in attitudes, as well as in the institutions and laws relating to women's…
Descriptors: Day Care, Demography, Economic Change, Economic Status
Meservey, Lynne – Child Care Information Exchange, 1993
The Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990 (ADA) makes it unlawful to discriminate in all employee practices such as recruitment, hiring, promotion, training, benefits, pay, firing, job assignment, leave, lay-off, and all other employment-related activities. (PAM)
Descriptors: Child Care Occupations, Child Caregivers, Day Care Centers, Disabilities
Catalyst, New York, NY. – 1973
Seven basic forms of part-time employment that are particularly well-adapted to the needs and abilities of college-educated women who wish to take on less than a full-time career responsibility, have been identified and found capable of yielding greater productivity, reduced absenteeism, and lower turnover and training costs: (1) Job Pairing, in…
Descriptors: College Graduates, Employed Women, Employment Opportunities, Females
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