News tagged with workforce

Children of working moms face more health problems

Children of working mothers are significantly more likely to experience health problems, including asthma and accidents, than children of mothers who don't work, according to new research from North Carolina State University.

dateFeb 16, 2011 in Health
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This is a man's world? Yes and no, says new book

"Man up!" is an emerging expression whose significance has become loaded in our society, according to Anthony Synnott, a professor at the Concordia University Department of Sociology and Anthropology. In his most recent book, ...

dateDec 13, 2010 in Social Sciences
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Women in Spain still work double shifts

The proportion of the workforce represented by women rose from 20.7% to 41.1% between 1978 and 2002. However, this trend has not resulted in a similar increase in the proportion of men who participate in household ...

dateOct 26, 2010 in Social Sciences
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