New May jobs data show that despite greater jobs gains, women’s recovery continues to lag behind that of men. Women’s jobs on payroll are still 4.2 million below pre-COVID-19 levels, compared with 3.5 million fewer jobs on payroll for men. Further, high jobs deficits in schools and child care centers point to difficulties for employed mothers and mothers wanting to return to work.
A Slow Climb Back from the “She-Cession”: High Jobs Deficit in Child Care and School Sectors Continues
By Ariane Hegewisch|2021-12-03T14:48:31-05:00June 9, 2021|Economic, Security, Mobility, and Equity, Quick Figure|0 Comments