For a Kinder, Gentler Society
The Rape of the American Working Woman
How the Law and the Attitude Violate Your Paycheck
  • Nyla Jo Hubbard
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The Rape of the American Working Woman. How the Law and the Attitude Violate Your Paycheck
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Working women in the USA are not aware of the injustices they suffer due to antiquated laws and attitudes. They are often cheated in regard to Social Security benefits and get unfair treatment in divorce or child support actions because they work. Childcare subsidies have arbitrary cutoffs. Other issues include the "pink tax," caregiver status and the price we pay in stress.

This book gives a history of the rise of the Working Woman in this country, the problems she faces and what we can do to help.


About the Author

Nyla Jo Hubbard, MT, ASCP, has worked in the specialties of Hematology, Chemistry and Microbiology at several hospitals, and she was a laboratory supervisor for eight years. She has training in sociological subjects and volunteers with groups dealing with women’s issues and the homeless.

Ms. Hubbard has also been involved with environmental and outdoor organizations and is a past-chair of Hernando Audubon Chapter and a past-chair of Florida Trails, Cracker Chapter.

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Few people are aware of the injustices working women in the USA suffer due to antiquated laws and attitudes. They are often cheated in regard to Social Security benefits and get unfair treatment in divorce or child support actions because they...
Few people are aware of the injustices working women in the USA suffer due to antiquated laws and attitudes. They are often cheated in regard to Social Security benefits and get unfair treatment in divorce or child support actions because they work. Childcare subsidies have arbitrary cutoffs. Other issues include the "pink tax," caregiver status and the price we pay in stress.

This book gives a history of the rise of the working woman in this country, the problems she faces and what we can do to help. The culmination of over forty years in the workplace (many of them while raising two children and working toward a degree), the book also presents valuable recommendations as to career paths most likely to be manageable for working mothers. An analysis of childcare subsidies and welfare law reveal startling contrasts between the low- or even higher-wage working woman and the woman who receives Welfare. The way health care is financed is especially baffling: working women overpay, by being overcharged by insurers or, often, by the IRS.

Recalling “the way it was” before laws were put in place to protect us (or try to) from sexual harassment and mistreatment on the job, the author makes her points based on personal experiences and meticulous documentation.

Pages 204
Year: 2016
BISAC: BUS109000 BUSINESS & ECONOMICS / Women in Business
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