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New study finds women in Philadelphia region still face significant inequality at work and at home
...an men, with the wage disparity for women in "pink collar
jobs" even greater. Researchers from the Universi...omen. Further, women were overrepresented in "pink collar
jobs" such as personal care, health-care support and administrative support. These occupations repr...
CDC funds will enable UNC-CH to help minimize domestic violence in flood areas
... stress and potential domestic violence among blue collar
working women and their spouses or boyfriends. "This new project builds on 'Health Works for Women,' which already was underway when the disaster struck," said Salli Benedict, assistant director for community development at the UNC-CH Center for Hea...
Work overcommitment impacts the heart
...ine the work coping style of 124 middle-aged white collar
workers. They then tested the participants' blood on several occasions during the work week. The questionnaire examined the relationship between the men's work efforts and rewards, since previous research has shown that highly demanding jobs that o...
Office Stress, Large Family Responsibilities Put Women At Risk
...upof 2,183 of all ages employed full-time in white collar
jobs at all levels inQuebec City. The women in the sample wore monitors that took readings for 24 hours ofdiastolic and systolic blood pressure every 15 minutes during the day andevening hours and every 30 minutes between 10 p.m. and 7 a.m.. The d...