The economy lost 140K jobs in Dec. All of them were held by women

Source: Annalyn Kurtz - CNN Business (Paid Registration)

A year ago, a rare thing happened to American women.

For three months, they held more jobs than men in the US economy — something that had only occurred one other time in history, during a short period in 2009 and early 2010.

Sure, there were still many other gender gaps: women were more likely than men to work part-time, for example, because of caregiving responsibilities at home, and even among full-time workers, they earned on average only 81 cents for every dollar of their male peers.

Nevertheless, women were making gradual gains.

The pandemic quickly changed that story. And now, it just got worse.

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