State of Our State: Women in the Workforce (2019)
Developed in partnership with the A Better Balance, this policy brief addresses the state of working women in Tennessee. It finds that half of Tennessee families depend on a female breadwinner. Yet, most women in our state face significant barriers to achieving economic security for themselves and their families.
The brief highlights pro-family policies that would make it easier for women to join and stay in the workforce, boosting economic growth and making our state a better place to live, work and raise a family.
Working Families and Economic Security Fact Sheet (2019)
Too many working families in Tennessee lack economic security.
Parenting is demanding—physically, emotionally and financially. But just how much does providing for a family in Tennessee cost? Are families in our state able to afford it? This Working Parents Day, we’re taking a closer look.