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 2 - May 2015: The Economic Security of Minnesota's Older Women
  • Older Women & Poverty 2013
  • Older Women & the Basic Cost of Living 2014
  • WESA Implementation Update April 2015
  • Videos/Photos of 2015 Women's Economic Security Summit:

    2015 Summit Photos

    Fact Sheets From The Summit:

    WESA Implementation
    Deadline for Angel Tax Credit for Women

    Recent Publications

    OESW Newsletter Issue 1 - April 2015
    OESW Advisory Committee Meeting Minutes, 12/16/14
    Women in Minnesota Legislature, 2015
    Women's Voices Around the State
    Older Women Work Roundtables
    Minnesota Legislative Session Summary 2014
    Overview of Women's Economic Security Act (Laws of Minnesota 2014, Chapter 239)
    Minnesota Women's Legislative Timeline (updated July 2014)

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