Frances Perkins

Type: Person
Name: Frances Perkins
First reported Apr 15 2014 - Updated Apr 15 2014 - 1 reports

Jerry Plantz: Equality for women still elusive

Singer Helen Reddy proudly belted out in her 1972 number one hit “I Am Woman” – with the refrain, “I am woman, hear me roar, in numbers too big to ignore” – and for a brief time in the ‘70s women across America heralded that song as their anthem as they ... [Published Independence Examiner - Apr 15 2014]
First reported Apr 15 2014 - Updated Apr 15 2014 - 1 reports

Family and Medical Leave Insurance

SOURCE: AP/Niklas Larsson Henrik Holgersson cooks for his son, Arvid, at their home in Stockholm. Holgersson has split Sweden's generous parental leave with his girlfriend and is spending eight months at home with their child. This paper was presented ... [Published Center for American Progress - Apr 15 2014]
First reported Apr 13 2014 - Updated Apr 13 2014 - 1 reports

David Brooks on Sylvia Mathews Burwell's Nomination: 'An Exceedingly Good Choice'

JUDY WOODRUFF, HOST PBS's "NEWSHOUR": Will she get some of the credit, though, David, if this works out in the long, long run?DAVID BROOKS: Well, I guess so. I — if it works out in the long, long run, I mean, we remember Frances Perkins, who was instrumental ... [Published Breitbart.com - Apr 13 2014]
First reported Apr 10 2014 - Updated Apr 10 2014 - 1 reports

UPI Almanac for Thursday, April 10, 2014

April 10 (UPI) -- Today is Thursday, April 10, the 100th day of 2014 with 265 to follow.The moon is waxing. The morning stars are Mercury, Neptune, Saturn, Uranus and Venus. The evening stars are Jupiter and Mars.Those born on this date are under the ... [Published UPI - Apr 10 2014]
First reported Apr 10 2014 - Updated Apr 10 2014 - 1 reports

The Daily Agenda for Thursday, April 10

TODAY’S AGENDA: Tenth Circuit Court to Hear Utah Marriage Case: Denver, CO. Last December, Utah’s same sex couples got an early Christmas Present when Federal District Judge Robert J. Shelby found the state’s ban on same-sex marriage violated ... [Published Box Turtle Bulletin - Apr 10 2014]
First reported Mar 31 2014 - Updated Mar 31 2014 - 1 reports

Women's Economic Security Depends on Raising the Wage and Expanding Social Security

March marks Women's History Month, a time to highlight women's contributions to society and role in making our country what it is today.To call Frances Perkins (1880-1965) a trailblazer would be to put it very mildly. Perkins was selected by FDR as Secretary ... [Published Huffington Post - Mar 31 2014]
First reported Mar 31 2014 - Updated Mar 31 2014 - 1 reports

UFCW Celebrates Women’s History Month and the Future of the Labor Movement

Women’s History Month has provided us with an opportunity to highlight the lives of Mary Harris “Mother” Jones, Frances Perkins, Dolores Huerta and Addie Wyatt—remarkable women who made significant contributions to the labor movement.These women’s lives ... [Published UFCW - Mar 31 2014]
First reported Mar 26 2014 - Updated Mar 26 2014 - 1 reports

Bermagui Woolworths deferred by Bega council

THE process of discussing a potential Woolworths development for Bermagui will drag on for yet a little longer. THE process of discussing a potential Woolworths development for Bermagui will drag on for yet a little longer. At Wednesday’s Bega Valley ... [Published Bega District News - Mar 26 2014]
First reported Mar 25 2014 - Updated Mar 25 2014 - 1 reports

The Triangle Shirtwaist Factory Fire – March 25, 1911 [Photo Gallery]

, a fire broke out on the top floors of the Triangle Shirtwaist Co. factory in New York. The workers, mostly women and young girls, were trapped inside because the factory owners had locked the exit doors to prevent them from leaving to go to the bathroom ... [Published EHS Today - Mar 25 2014]
First reported Mar 25 2014 - Updated Mar 25 2014 - 1 reports

Free Acoustic Jam series begins March 31 at Perkins Library

WORCESTER — For a generation of people who have been told to quiet down at the library throughout their entire lives, the Frances Perkins Branch Library at 470 West Boylston St. is about to rebel against society.In fact, the louder you play and sing at ... [Published Worcester Telegram & Gazette - Mar 25 2014]
First reported Mar 19 2014 - Updated Mar 19 2014 - 1 reports

Women’s History Month: UFCW Celebrates the Life of Frances Perkins

“I came to Washington to work for God, FDR, and the millions of forgotten, plain common workingmen.”(Frances Perkins)Frances Perkins (1880-1965) graduated from Mount Holyoke in 1902 and earned a Master’s Degree in sociology from Columbia University in ... [Published UFCW - Mar 19 2014]
First reported Mar 19 2014 - Updated Mar 19 2014 - 1 reports

Many adults falling short of degrees

Two and a half years ago, Kristine Rose enrolled full time at Mount Holyoke College and crammed her belongings into a 12-foot-square room.She arrived on the campus in South Hadley, Mass., as a Frances Perkins scholar, a program established more than 30 ... [Published University Business - Mar 19 2014]

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Jane Addams: Cultural Feminist [Published San Francisco Bay Times - 18 hours ago]
Jerry Plantz: Equality for women still elusive [Published Independence Examiner - Apr 15 2014]
Family and Medical Leave Insurance [Published Center for American Progress - Apr 15 2014]
David Brooks on Sylvia Mathews Burwell's Nomina... [Published Breitbart.com - Apr 13 2014]
Shields and Brooks on Sebelius’ legacy, the 196... [Published PBS - Apr 12 2014]
UPI Almanac for Thursday, April 10, 2014 [Published UPI - Apr 10 2014]
The Daily Agenda for Thursday, April 10 [Published Box Turtle Bulletin - Apr 10 2014]
Legacy Project with Equality House to Showcase ... [Published Edge Miami - Apr 09 2014]
Why economists should try to measure happiness [Published The Week Magazine - Apr 04 2014]
QuickTakes 04/01/2014 [Published OSHA - Apr 02 2014]
Women's Economic Security Depends on Raising th... [Published Huffington Post - Mar 31 2014]
UFCW Celebrates Women’s History Month and the F... [Published UFCW - Mar 31 2014]
Whither The New Deal? America's Enigmatic Econo... [Published Forbes.com - Mar 31 2014]
Bermagui Woolworths deferred by Bega council [Published Bega District News - Mar 26 2014]
ETA Announces May 12-14 Unemployment Insurance ... [Published U.S. Department of Labor - Mar 26 2014]
Kitchen Table Kibitzing 3/25/2014: Triangle Shi... [Published Daily Kos - Mar 26 2014]
The Triangle Shirtwaist Factory Fire – March 25... [Published EHS Today - Mar 25 2014]
Free Acoustic Jam series begins March 31 at Per... [Published Worcester Telegram & Gazette - Mar 25 2014]
Have We Forgotten the Lessons of the Triangle F... [Published Yahoo! News - Mar 24 2014]
Women’s History Month: UFCW Celebrates the Life... [Published UFCW - Mar 19 2014]
Many adults falling short of degrees [Published University Business - Mar 19 2014]
When Good Doughghs (Dogs) Go Braugh (Anyone kno... [Published Santa Barbara Independent - Mar 17 2014]
5 Life-Changing Laws We Can Thank Women For [Published Think Progress - Mar 15 2014]
Altruistic Club elects officers for club year [Published The Carlisle Independent - Mar 13 2014]
Climbing Trees…and Ladders of Opportunity [Published The White House - Mar 12 2014]
UFCW Celebrates Women’s History Month [Published UFCW - Mar 11 2014]
Liam Malloy and Richard McIntyre: A fair day’s ... [Published Providence Journal - Mar 04 2014]
Private alternative to Medicaid expansion faces... [Published PBS - Feb 18 2014]
The Bernard L. Schwartz Rediscovering Governmen... [Published Next New Deal - Jan 06 2014]
Bill De Blasio's Flashback Inaugural Address [Published Breitbart Feed - Jan 03 2014]
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The Daily Agenda for Thursday, April 10 [Published Box Turtle Bulletin - Apr 10 2014]
TODAY’S AGENDA: Tenth Circuit Court to Hear Utah Marriage Case: Denver, CO. Last December, Utah’s same sex couples got an early Christmas Present when Federal District Judge Robert J. Shelby found the state’s ban on same-sex marriage violated ...
5 Life-Changing Laws We Can Thank Women For [Published Think Progress - Mar 15 2014]
Sarah Ayres is a Policy Analyst in the Economic Policy team at the Center for American Progress. Secretary of Labor Frances Perkins, left, sporting a new hat, shakes hands with employes of her department at a farewell reception in a flower-banked ...
The Bernard L. Schwartz Rediscovering Governmen... [Published Next New Deal - Jan 06 2014]
The Rediscovering Government Initiative takes a look back and a look ahead... The Bernard L. Schwartz Rediscovering Government Initiative had an active and rewarding second year. Our programs continue to be directed toward broadening the public discourse ...
Bill De Blasio's Flashback Inaugural Address [Published Breitbart Feed - Jan 03 2014]
New York City Mayor Bill Deblasio put forth his progressive vision in his inauguration speech on Wednesday. De Blasio reiterated his mission to among other efforts: tax the wealthy, establish universal pre-k, expand affordable housing, "reform" ...
Obamacare: It Is 1936 All Over Again [Published The Moderate Voice - Oct 31 2013]
I was listening to a recent* exchange on the problems surrounding the rollout of the Affordable Care Act (ACA) web site between two politicians, Democrat Jane Doe who supports the program and Republican John Doe, who opposes it.** The exchange ...
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