Women's economic empowerment is not just a goal but a necessity for a strong democratic society
Women's Bureau Mission
Women in the workforce are vital to the nation's economic security. The Women's Bureau develops policies and standards and conducts inquiries to safeguard the interests of working women; to advocate for their equality and economic security for themselves and their families; and to promote quality work environments.
A Guide to Women´s Equal Pay Rights
This guide is designed to help working women understand their rights under certain laws that govern equal pay and compensation.
Check out the translations of the guide, here.
News and Events
Posted on May 13, 2013 at 3:00 PM EDT — Mother’s Day is the time we show our mothers and grandmothers how much we appreciate them and the sacrifices they made to take care of us.
Posted on April 9, 2013 at 11:04 AM EDT — Today, April 9, represents the day in 2013 that women finally make up the difference in wages paid to their male counterparts during 2012.