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Mother’s Day Surprise: Women Lose Jobs and Continue to Leave the Labor Force While Unemployment Among Black and Latina Women Remains High

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE – May 7, 2021 Contact: Erin Weber [...]

By |2021-05-07T11:42:13-04:00May 7, 2021|Press Releases|0 Comments

Despite Record Job Growth in March 2021, Gender Gap in Economic Recovery Widened

New March jobs data show that nearly one million (916,000) new payroll jobs were added, yet only one-third of these went to women (34.4 percent, or 315,000 payroll jobs). This marks an increased widening of the gender gap in recovery for a second month in a row. Women still need 4.6 million more jobs to get back to pre-COVID-19 levels, compared to men who need 3.8 million more jobs.

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