News & Insights
Black History Month Virtual Town Hall with Congressman Glenn Ivey (D-MD-04)
Join Congressman Glenn Ivey (D-MD-04) and Harold T. Fisher for their virtual discussion on advancing equitable economic opportunity and prioritizing an age-inclusive workforce.
Navigating Workplace Dynamics: Intersections of Age, Race, and Gender for Hispanic/Latino Older Workers – Part 2
In the second installment, we turn our focus to occupational segregation and access to opportunities for Hispanic/Latino older workers. Research shows that they are often concentrated in lower-paying jobs with limited upward mobility. By examining the root causes of occupational segregation, we aim to identify actionable steps towards fostering inclusivity and leveling the playing field in the workplace.
Navigating Workplace Dynamics: Intersections of Age, Race, and Gender for Hispanic/Latino Older Workers – Part 1
The first part of our series examines the labor force participation rates and wage disparities among Hispanic/Latino older workers. Despite high participation rates, data from the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics reveals persistent wage gaps compared to non-Hispanic counterparts. We delve into the factors contributing to these disparities and explore strategies for achieving equitable compensation.
Honoring the Legacy of Elizabeth “Liz” Bailey
I am saddened to report the passing of my dear friend and CWI board member, Elizabeth “Liz” Bailey. A proud mid-westerner from the State of Wisconsin, Liz blazed a successful trail in public service as a cabinet appointee to Governor Tommy Thompson in her home state and, then, as a Defense Department appointee under President Bill Clinton.
Navigating the Fastest Growing Industries of 2024: A Guide for Older Workers
As we step into 2024, the dynamic landscape of industries is undergoing significant shifts, presenting both challenges and opportunities for the workforce.
Key Takeaways from Department of Labor’s Brent Parton’s Fireside Chat
Key Insights from Brent Parton at Equity Summit 2023: Dive into the post-pandemic workforce with Acting Assistant Secretary, Brent Parton. Parton emphasizes the urgency of addressing the deficit in experience and mentorship, highlighting the crucial priority of the Older Americans Act.