Strong Job Gains Continue with 255,000 Jobs Added in July

Institute for Women's Policy Research

August 8, 2016
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The Institute for Women’s Policy Research (IWPR) analysis of the August employment report from the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) finds that women gained 181,000 jobs and men gained 74,000 for a total of 255,000 jobs added in July, giving women 71 percent of job growth.