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 5 - September/October 2015: Status of Implementation of WESA
Fact Sheet Series: Women in Minnesota's Elected Offices 2015
2015 Legislative Session Summary
Older Women & Poverty 2013
Older Women & the Basic Cost of Living 2014
WESA Implementation Update April 2015

Invitation to Greater Minnesota Listening Sessions on Women's Economic Issues
More Information

Recent Publications

OESW Newsletter Issue 4 - July/August 2015: Women in Minnesota's Elected Offices
OESW Newsletter Issue 3 - June 2015: 2015 Legislative Session Summary
OESW Newsletter Issue 2 - May 2015: The Economic Security of Minnesota's Older Women
OESW Newsletter Issue 1 - April 2015
Women in Minnesota Legislature, 2015
Women's Voices Around the State
Overview of Women's Economic Security Act (Laws of Minnesota 2014, Chapter 239)
Legislative Timeline Minnesota Women (updated July 2014)

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