This brief begins by providing an overview of the status of workforce equity within the public sector and barriers to workforce equity. It then offers policy and practice strategies that are designed to advance greater workplace equity within the public sector.
State of Change: State-Level Actions to Protect the Rights of Parents with Disabilities and Their Children
This policy brief provides an overview of current legislation that discriminates against parents with disabilities. It also considers non discriminatory legislation that has been enacted or is currently being enacted at the state level, with the hope of encouraging more states—eventually all states—to adopt similar legislation. It is our strong belief that such legislative changes are both needed and deserved by the at least 4.1 million disabled parents currently raising children under the age of 18 in the US.
The study examines the fees paid by local entities when bonds are offered. Fees come from a variety of services provided by private firms throughout the course of offering bonds.