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NYT She-cession

May 9, 2020 by Alisha Haridasani Gupta

Why Some Women Call This Recession a ‘Shecession’

A majority of the jobs lost in April were held by women, a sharp reversal of gains in the labor market.

The Lily Op-Ed

May 9, 2020 by C. Nicole Mason

The system was never designed for working moms

We understand the system is broken and that it’s not our fault. It was never made for us. It was made for working men.

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Jobless rate drops in November to 4.2 percent, other numbers mixed

WASHINGTON —The U.S. unemployment rate dropped 0.4% in November, to 4.2%, the Bureau of Labor Statistics reported. But BLS, the Economic Policy Institute, and the Institute for Women’s Policy Research all noted mixed numbers behind [...]

December 9, 2021|Tags: , |

It would take women more than 2 years to return to pre-pandemic employment levels at November’s jobs rate

The Bureau of Statistics’ latest jobs report shows that November marked a slowdown in hiring as experts fear the arrival of a new coronavirus variant could further disrupt economic recovery. The economy added just 210,000 jobs last [...]

December 6, 2021|Tags: , |

Black women see unemployment rate fall sharply in November, but are still left behind in overall labor market recovery

The unemployment rate for Black women fell sharply in November, but labor market recovery from pre-pandemic levels remains uneven across race and gender lines. While the headline number for job growth came in lower than expected [...]

December 6, 2021|Tags: , |

Black women see unemployment rate fall, still behind in recovery

While Black women’s unemployment rate fell in November, it remains high for Black women. However, labor market recovery has not been complete from levels pre-pandemic. Although the headline figure for job growth came in lower than [...]

December 6, 2021|Tags: , |

10 specific ways Utah can improve its ranking as the worst state for women’s equality

If Utahns don’t want their state to be named the worst for women’s equality for a fifth year in a row, there are some clear steps they can take, according to new report released Thursday. Researchers outlined [...]

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As Supreme Court signals shift on abortion, 3 women share the true cost of accessing one — or being denied

Beth Vial only learned she was pregnant toward the end of her second trimester. This was astonishing news: A few years before she began her freshman year of college in 2017, Vial, now 27, of [...]

December 6, 2021|Tags: , |
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