Slow and Positive Job Growth for Women and Men Continues in April

Institute for Women's Policy Research

May 10, 2012
  • ID: #Q008 May Update

According to IWPR analysis of the May employment report from the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS), job growth continued in April with 115,000 jobs added to nonfarm payrolls. In April, women gained 84,000 jobs (nearly three-quarters of jobs added) and men gained 31,000.