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Chabeli Carrazana

Workforce

Summer Camps Haven’t Fully Recovered. That Could Hurt Working Moms.

Without a full return of summer programs this year, working moms face months of uncertainty that could further splinter their relationship with the workforce.

Workforce

At the Women’s Bureau, a Renewed Focus on Passing Paid Leave and LGBTQ+ Inclusivity

Wendy Chun-Hoon, the new director of the Women’s Bureau at the Department of Labor, speaks with The 19th about what needs to inform policies during a perilous time for women in the workplace.

Oversight

What’s in the $1.9 Trillion Pandemic Relief Package

The legislation, being considered by the House this week, has a number of measures that aim to incorporate racial and gender disparities as they address the coronavirus pandemic and economic struggles.

Management

Gina Raimondo’s Focus as Commerce Secretary: Inequality, Jobs and Climate Change

Commerce secretary nominee Gina Raimondo, the governor of Rhode Island, said in her Senate confirmation hearing Tuesday that she will focus on job creation with an eye on climate change and workers.

Management

Biden Taps Women to Serve as Commerce Secretary and Lead the Small Business Administration

Rhode Island Gov. Gina Raimondo has been nominated to be commerce secretary, while Isabel Guzman will lead the Small Business Administration.

Management

Biden Reportedly Will Nominate Janet Yellen to Become Nation’s First Female Treasury Secretary

If confirmed, Janet Yellen would be the first woman to ever hold the three most influential economic positions in U.S. government history.

Management

The Women Who Could Lead Biden’s Economic Recovery

A significant number of women are being considered for key economic slots in the Biden administration, including as secretaries of Treasury, Commerce and Labor.

Tech

The Future of Space is Female

NASA is sending a woman to the moon and putting women among its highest ranks, part of a concerted push toward inclusivity in an industry long dominated by men.

Workforce

Women in President Donald Trump’s White House Earn 69 Cents for Every $1 Paid to Male Staffers

The gender pay gap is wider than the national pay gap and wider than the gap in the Obama White House.

Pay & Benefits

New Federal Rules Could Make It Harder for Parents to Take Paid Leave

New guidelines from the Department of Labor on the Families First Coronavirus Response Act say parents whose children have access to in-person learning are no longer eligible for paid leave.

Workforce

Black Women Are Promoted at Far Lower Rates Than White Men, Report Finds

The report, released by Lean In, Facebook COO Sheryl Sandberg’s foundation, also found that Black women are underrepresented in top leadership positions.