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Women’s News to Chew On: Link Love for Lunch

Posted by sherrysaunders on May 11, 2012

Happy Mother’s Day to all of our mothers

Successful, Equitable Workplaces

Eighteen states get Fs in their support of working families [MarketWatch]

Reps Maloney and Nadler introduce Pregnancy Fairness Act.  [National Partnership]

Empowered Workforces

Sponsorship is key to getting ahead in business.  Women have few sponsors [Huffington Post]

Why women need women only networks [Forbes]

Study finds top women don’t help other women break the glass ceiling [Virtual Strategy]

Veterans/Military

Female Army Drill Sergeant who was removed and reinstated to her top job is speaking out [New York Times]

Final Salute gives women veterans a helping had on housing and careers [Fairfax Times]

State of Nevada taking steps to make portability of licenses easier for military spouses moving to the state [LVRJ]

The changing face of our military [White House Blog]

Small Business

Are investors less likely to back women led ventures? [Fox Business]

Health

On the job depression study highlights gender boundaries for men and women [Forbes]

Other News of Note

Why women will lead the economic recovery [MSN]

Pension issues loom large for a generation of working women [The Age]

Number of non working women reached an all time high last month [CBSNews]

Why is Pinterests such a hit with women? [Salon]

Concussions may be more sever in girls and young athletes [New York Times]

20 most powerful Moms [Forbes]

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