Associate Director of Research Cynthia Hess discusses Economic Security on America’s Work Force Radio

On Oct. 31, Associate Director of Research with Institute for Women’s Policy Research, Cynthia Hess, Ph.D, was a featured guest on America’s Work Force Radio.

Institute for Women's Policy Research Cynthia HessCynthia Hess spoke about economic and retirement security in the United States and how it varies based on location, family status, and annual income. Hess discusses, on average, how much a person would need to make annually to cover basic needs such as rent, transportation, food, health care, and money in case of emergencies. Hess also mentions the wage gap with women and women of color and sexual harassment and assault on women at work.

Jared Meyer Foundation for Government AccountabilityJared Meyer, Senior Fellow with the Foundation for Government Accountability was our second featured guest on the Oct. 31 show to discuss quality of service providers. Meyer also talks about regulating certain professions and state licensing requirements with different services.

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