workplace http://iowapublicradio.org en Men Hold Two-Thirds of Management Jobs in Iowa http://iowapublicradio.org/post/men-hold-two-thirds-management-jobs-iowa <p></p><p>There are far more men than women in top management jobs in Iowa, according to a new report.<br /><br />The <a href="http://www.americanprogressaction.org/">Center for American Progress Action Fund</a>, a liberal advocacy group, has released a <a href="http://www.americanprogress.org/issues/women/report/2013/09/25/74836/the-state-of-women-in-america/">&quot;State of Women in America&quot;</a> report. It found men hold 67 percent of managerial jobs in Iowa as top administrators in the public and private sectors.</p> Thu, 26 Sep 2013 11:44:44 +0000 IPR Staff 29673 at http://iowapublicradio.org Men Hold Two-Thirds of Management Jobs in Iowa Working Women: Broken and Persisting Barriers http://iowapublicradio.org/post/working-women-broken-and-persisting-barriers <p>Women who came of age in the 1960s and 1970s had educational opportunities and careers that their mothers and grandmothers never knew, but many barriers still stood in their way.</p> Wed, 10 Jul 2013 17:54:38 +0000 Charity Nebbe & Sarah Boden 23736 at http://iowapublicradio.org Working Women: Broken and Persisting Barriers The Modern Workplace: Having It All And Carrying Work In Your Pocket http://iowapublicradio.org/post/modern-workplace-having-it-all-and-carrying-work-your-pocket <p>Technology has made it possible for many of us to work from anywhere, but technology has also made it seem necessary for some of us to work all the time and everywhere. The proliferation of laptops over the last twenty years sparked the telecommuting revolution and gave us the catchphrase flex time.</p> Tue, 02 Jul 2013 18:37:48 +0000 Emily Woodbury & Charity Nebbe 23405 at http://iowapublicradio.org The Modern Workplace: Having It All And Carrying Work In Your Pocket State of Iowa's Unions http://iowapublicradio.org/post/state-iowas-unions <p>Michigan is now a so-called right-to-work state, signing into law a bill that prevents unions from requiring employees to pay dues, even in unionized workplaces. It’s being called a political defeat for unions. Will the effects ripple into Iowa?</p><p>Ben Kieffer and guests examine the state of Iowa’s unions. Ben talks with leaders of three of the state’s unions, a labor historian, and a state lawmaker.</p><p></p> Mon, 17 Dec 2012 19:06:28 +0000 Ben Kieffer 12131 at http://iowapublicradio.org State of Iowa's Unions