The US just lost 140,000 jobs, all held by women

On the road to economic recovery, women are given the backseat

Jan 18, 2021 | Editorial | Jobs
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This one cuts deep

New data from the Department of Labor shows the US shed 140,000 jobs in December. It’s the first net decline we’ve seen since spring’s mass layoffs and came on the heels of five months of slowed job growth. (In November, just 245,000 jobs were added in the US, falling short of the 440,000 economists...

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