Office on the Economic Status of Women


Office on the Economic Status of Women

Office on the Economic Status of Women

"The commission shall study and report to the legislature on all matters relating to the economic status of women in Minnesota ..."
Minnesota Statutes 3.303

The Office on the Economic Status of Women (OESW) advises the legislature and provides information and statistics on women in Minnesota. The office gathers information on population characteristics, educational attainment and enrollments, marital and parental status, household characteristics, labor force status and employment characteristics, and basic information on women's legal and economic rights.

What's New

OESW Newsletter Issue 8 - March/April 2016:2016 Legislative Update
1st Biennial Report on WESAs Equal Pay Certificate Program
Status of WESA Implementation: February 2016
Pay Equity: Full Report 2016
Pay Equity: Report Summary

Recent Publications

Older Women & Poverty 2013
Older Women & the Basic Cost of Living 2014
Overview of Women's Economic Security Act (Laws of Minnesota 2014, Chapter 239)
2015: Women's Voices from Greater Minnesota
Fact Sheet Series: Women in Minnesota's Elected Offices 2015


OESW Newsletter Issue 7 - January/February 2016
OESW Newsletter Issue 6 - November/December 2015

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