This result is quite consistent with the earlier results of high fall in wage gap between union and non-union members among pink-collar
and blue-collar workers and rise in that wage gap for white-collar workers and higher fall in discrimination level in the case of blue-collar workers compared to white-collar workers (figs.
workers remind us that the global is always imbued with local meaning and that local actors reconfigure the very form that global processes take.
This fact is notable because women's employment in high blue-collar jobs is low compared to their employment in pink-collar
and white-collar jobs (22% or 23%, as opposed to over 60% and 40%, respectively).
The chance that a worker will be out of the labor force one year later is significantly less for white-collar than for blue- or pink-collar
workers, and the difference is especially pronounced among temporaries.
Whether those same on-the-job benefits apply to pink-collar
workers, with low-paying clerical positions, remains unknown, she says.
Yet, as the public schools retrench, more of America's blue- and pink-collar
workforce now spawns in private institutions-which spawns the likes of Tommy Wayne Downs.
Women in the Newsroom: Pink-Collar
Ghetto or Brave New World?
Many lower-income women in Western Europe today -- often single parents working pink-collar
ghetto jobs that leave them exhausted and without realistic hope of advancement -- can, reasonably, feel nostalgia for past values and certainties.
BREAKING OUT OF THE PINK-COLLAR
GHETTO: POLICY SOLUTIONS FOR NON-COLLEGE WOMEN.
In addition, poor wages not only offset women's increased access to the job market, but occupational segregation, as a result of women's access, helped to lower the status of certain jobs and create pink-collar
Using this book, however, we can venture beyond these staples and see American workers taking on the Japanese in the slapstick Gung Ho, Spencer Tracy as an efficiency expert in Desk Set, or Dolly Parton as a pink-collar
heroine in 9 to 5.
Barbara Ehrenreich has suggested that the enthusiasm for Lorena among working-class and pink-collar
women shows that we need to think again about all those polls that show women supporting feminist issues but rejecting the feminist label.
Many of these young women flocked to large cities, where they lived outside the familial nexus, alone or with their peers, and earned their keep working in new service and pink-collar
Others remain convinced that organizing pink-collar
workers is no different from organizing the predominantly male blue-collar work force, and assert that traditional union organizing strategies are adequate to the task.