Women and Work

Women's Labor History

AFL-CIO Union Women (History)

http://www.aflcio.org/Issues/Civil-and-Workplace-Rights/Working-Women/Working-Women-in-Union-History
Throughout our nation’s history, women have played a significant role in transforming workers’ lives. Their courage, spirit and contributions not only changed the labor movement but helped shape our society—and still inspire us today.

AFSCME: Women in Labor History Timeline

http://afscme.trilogyinteractive.com/for-members/womens-leadership-training/leadership-tools/body/Women_in_Labor_History_Timeline.pdf?1295031955.

American Labor Studies Center
http://labor-studies.org/other-information/labor-links/

A Brief History of Women in the Labor Movement
http://labor-studies.org/pdfs/Womens-Labor-History-Month-Article.pdf

Library of Congress
http://www.loc.gov/topics/womenshistory/

She Was One of Us

http://bofarrell.net

Although born to a life of privilege and married to the President of the United States, Eleanor Roosevelt was a staunch and lifelong advocate for workers and a proud member of the AFL-CIO’s Newspaper Guild for more than twenty-five years.

Triangle Factory Fire: The story of New York City's shirtwaist workers strike
www.ilr.cornell.edu/trianglefire

The Woman Behind the New Deal: The Life and Legacy of Frances Perkins, Social Security, Unemployment Insurance

http://www.amazon.com/Woman-Behind-New-Deal-Unemployment/dp/1400078563/ref=sr_1_1?s=books&ie=UTF8&qid=1345667648&sr=1-1&keywords=francis+perkins

Working Women’s History Project
http://workingwomen.homestead.com/

Women and Work

AFL-CIO Work and Family

http://www.aflcio.org/Issues/Work-and-Family

American Association of University Women
http://www.aauw.org

The Berger Marks Foundation (Organizing Women into Unions)
http://www.bergermarks.org

Constituency Groups

http://www.aflcio.org/About/Allied-Organizations/Constituency-Groups

The AFL-CIO's constituency groups—the A. Philip Randolph Institute, AFL-CIO Union Veterans Council, Asian Pacific American Labor Alliance, Coalition of Black Trade Unionists, Coalition of Labor Union Women, Labor Council for Latin American Advancement and Pride At Work—are unions' bridge to diverse communities, creating and strengthening partnerships to enhance the standard of living for all workers and their families.

The Eleanor Roosevelt & Human Rights Project
http://www.gwu.edu/~erpapers/workers

Equal Rights Advocates
http://www.equalrights.org/
[ERA has excellent brochures for download at no charge]

Federally Employed Women
http://www.few.org/

Feminist Majority Foundation On-line
http://www.feminist.org/

Institute for Women's Policy Research
http://www.iwpr.org/

Jobs with Justice

http://www.jwj.org/

Labor Project for Working Families
http://www.laborproject.org/

Legal Momentum
The Women’s Legal Defense and Education Fund
http://www.legalmomentum.org/

MIT Workplace Center
http://web.mit.edu/workplacecenter/

Ms. Foundation
http://www.ms.foundation.org/

National Association of Commissions for Women
http://www.nacw.org/

National Committee on Pay Equity
http://www.pay-equity.org/

National Council of Negro Women
http://www.ncnw.org/

National Council of Women's Organizations
http://www.womensorganizations.org/

National Domestic Workers Alliance

http://www.domesticworkers.org/

National Employment Law Project

http://www.nelp.org/

National Organization for Women
http://www.now.org/

National Partnership for Women and Families
http://www.nationalpartnership.org/

National Women's Law Center
http://www.nwlc.org/

Nine to Five, National Association of Working Women
http://www.9to5.org/

Non-traditional Employment for Women (NEW)
http://www.new-nyc.org/

Professional Women:  A Gendered Look at Occupational Obstacles and Opportunities (Dept. for Professional Employees)

http://dpeaflcio.org/professional-women-a-gendered-look-at-occupational-obstacles-and-opportunities/

Trabajadoras: Challenges and Conditions of Latina Workers in the United States (Labor Council for Latin American Advancement)

http://www.lclaa.org/images/pdf/Trabajadoras_Report.pdf

Tradeswomen, Inc.,                                                                                           

 http://www.tradeswomen.org/

Unions and Upward Mobility for Women Workers
http://www.working-families.org/network/pdf/unions_women08.pdf

Wider Opportunities for Women

http://www.wowonline.org/

Women's Bureau, U.S. Department of Labor:
http://www.dol.gov/wb/

Work and Family Researchers Network

https://workfamily.sas.upenn.edu/