This article presents an overview of recent economic trends in the labor force behavior of men and women. The author focuses on the factors that play a role in a woman's decision to join the work force and presents data to illustrate the current labor situation. The author concludes that government mandated minimum wages and benefits are detrimental, rather than beneficial, to low-skilled workers.
Northern Illinois University Law Review
"Women, Work and Family: Recent Economic Trends,"
Northern Illinois University Law Review: Vol. 19:
1, Article 7.
Available at: https://huskiecommons.lib.niu.edu/niulr/vol19/iss1/7
Manuelita Ureta, Women, Work and Family: Recent Economic Trends, 19 N. Ill. U. L. Rev. 57 (1998).