Women of color see employment gains

In The News

By Caitlin Mullen, Bizwomen contributor

A report from The Institute for Women’s Policy Research notes that although the African-American women’s workforce participation has historically been high — in 2017, that group’s labor force participation rate was 60.3 percent, compared to white and Hispanic women’s 56.4 percent — they’ve held a limited number of occupations with low pay and undesirable work conditions.

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