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The COVID recession is driving more women than men from the job market

Oct 2, 2020
Industries that tend to employ women have been hit harder. The effects will reverberate long after the recession ends.
Four times more women than men dropped out of the job market in September.
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Job gains don't paint a clear picture of the recovery

Oct 2, 2020
The jobs created in September obscure the fact that thousands were lost permanently and millions of people have stopped looking for work.
A restaurant displays a "Now Hiring" sign amid the coronavirus pandemic, on Aug. 4 in Arlington, Virginia.
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