Women In The Economy

Women and Taxes

Largely for historical reasons, the American tax system is disconnected with the way women participate in the economy. The major elements of the tax system were put in place in the 1930s, 1940s and 19…

Labor Law Discriminates Against Women

The Fair Labor Standards Act was passed in 1938 to regulate the wages and working conditions of factory workers. It mandated a federal minimum wage and established an eight hour work day with overtime…