Building Bridges to Family-Supporting Jobs
How can we help people, especially women, advance from a first job at the low end of the labor market into "second tier" jobs that pay better? What combination of supports and opportunities do low-income women need for advancement in today's labor market? And how do we structure organizations and public policy to give women these supports? In the fall 2001 issue of Women's Policy Journal, Hilary Pennington and Marlene Seltzer of JFF share some insights on these questions.