Bryce Covert is Economic Policy Editor at ThinkProgress and a contributor at The Nation. Her writing has appeared on The New York Times, the New York Daily News, New York magazine, Slate, The New Republic, and others. She has appeared on ABC, CBS, MSNBC, and other outlets. Follow her on Twitter at @brycecovert.
The rest of the developed world has left us in the dust since we enacted the Family and Medical Leave Act in 1993.
New data shows families are resorting to ever more drastic measures when faced with unpaid leave.
They perform backbreaking work for low pay just like agricultural workers. Where’s their fast track?
Accessing an abortion has increasingly become the province of the well to do.
Domestic workers make up a growing part of the global workforce—working under some of the worst conditions.
The state-level right-wing agenda will continue to hit poor women on all fronts.
The urge to pull children from schools and arm oneself may be understandable, but we need to come together for solutions.
The chained CPI proposal in Obama's fiscal cliff offer will hurt impoverished elderly women.