Americans Are Getting Back to Work, but Job Growth is Twice as High For Men Than For Women, and the Gender Jobs Deficit Widens

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By Erin Weber|2021-04-06T14:24:10-05:00April 2, 2021|Press Releases|0 Comments

New Jobs Numbers Show that Women Recovered fewer than Half of All Jobs Lost since February 2020

Washington, DC— While new Employment Situation data for February shows a 245,000 increase in women’s jobs on payroll (64.6% of all added jobs), women are still 5.1 million jobs below February 2020, compared with 4.4 million fewer jobs on payroll for men; at its deepest level in April 2020 women’s payroll employment was down 12.1 million.  

By Erin Weber|2021-03-08T03:14:45-05:00March 8, 2021|Press Releases|0 Comments