August 18, 2010
Roundtable on Women and the Economy
The National Committee to Preserve Social Security and Medicare
10 G Street, NE, Suite 600
Washington, DC 20002
The Center for Economic and Policy Research co-sponsored the Institute for Women's Policy Research's monthly roundtable on women and the economy.The event featured experts from the Bureau of Labor Statistics to discuss the gender earnings gap, paid leave, and paid sick days. Stephanie Boraas, an economist at the Division of Labor Force Statistics at the Bureau of Labor Statistics; Rachel Krantz-Kent, branch chief of the American Time Use Survey at the Bureau of Labor Statistics; and Bill Wiatrowski, associate commissioner for the Office of Compensation and Working Conditions at the Bureau of Labor Statistics took part in the discussion.