Women Continue Strong Recent Job Gains: 78 percent of Jobs Added in 2nd Quarter of 2016 Went to Women

Institute for Women's Policy Research

July 11, 2016
  • ID: IWPR #Q050

July Jobs Report Confirms New Labor Market Normal: Smaller Gender Gap in Payroll Jobs following the Great Recession. Across the Recovery, Women Have Gained 45 Percent of Jobs Added Since June 2009, a Higher Share than They Lost in the Recession