Paychex THRIVE, a Business Podcast

Women in the Workplace: The Past, the Present, and the Future

June 8, 2021

The Women’s Bureau, part of the Department of Labor, is the only federal agency mandated by Congress to work exclusively on issues that affect women in the workplace and represents their needs as wage-earning women in public policy process. Wendy Chun-Hoon is the Director of the Women’s Bureau, and she recently talked with host Gene Marks about what employers need to know. Listen in as she discusses everything from occupational segregation within certain job sectors, how the pandemic impacted women’s employment, the importance of policy as it relates to paid leave and child and elder care, the employer’s role in helping women thrive in the workplace, and so much more.


Learn more about creating a fair and equitable workplace for parents and caregivers, read our article Family Responsibilities Discrimination at Work at

Wondering how the pandemic has impacted work-life balance? Find out in our article, COVID-19, Careers, and Childcare at

Learn more about the American Rescue Plan paid leave tax credits with the IRS Fact Sheet and the White House Fact Sheet.

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