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Women Recouping Jobs

By Chip Rogers Posted November 18, 2013 10:53am (EST)
Women Recouping Jobs

Since 2008, women have regained all lost jobs during the recession, reports the Wall Street Journal. Men, however, have not.

In early 2008, there were 67.4 million women employed in the U.S. Today the numbers are up to a record 67.5 million women, according to the Labor Department. On the other hand, there continues to be 1.9 million men that remain unemployed compared to June 2007.

Women tend to be employed in the health, education, hospitality, and retail sectors which have made it through the recession pretty well. Other job sectors which are male dominated, like construction and manufacturing, are still trying to recover from the recession.

To read more of the Wall Street Journal Article, please click HERE.

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