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Sallie Krawcheck on what the pandemic means for women's finances

Jul 27, 2021
The CEO of Ellevest and former Wall Street executive says the pandemic has widened the gender wealth gap.
"It's exactly someone like me who should be using my privilege ... in order to build this," Sallie Krawcheck says of Ellevest, her digital financial company for women.
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A woman's struggle to overcome long-term unemployment

May 26, 2021
Nearly 3 million women have left the workforce since the pandemic hit.
During the pandemic, women's labor-force participation declined to the lowest level since May 1987.
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Time's Up joins businesses to support caregivers and help women return to work

May 19, 2021
The new Care Economy Business Council is pushing for government policies around paid child care and family leave.
The U.S. is the only wealthy country without paid family leave.
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Women are looking for jobs, but will they be able to find them?

Apr 20, 2021
Some women may have trouble finding work, especially if they can't return to the industry that employed them before the pandemic.
Researchers from the New York Federal Reserve found that the number of people seeking work increased between November and March, and the Fed says that increase was primarily driven by women entering the job market.
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A year into COVID, child care issues still affect mothers' employment

Apr 2, 2021
The Brookings Institution says those mothers, especially Black and Latinx women, are still struggling to regain jobs.
Women's participation in the workforce is at a record low. Unaffordable child care and pay inequity are some of the reasons why.
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The pandemic has been especially damaging to working moms

Employment for women may not recover to pre-pandemic levels until 2024 — two years after a recovery for men.
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Women are still having to choose between a job and child care

Mar 9, 2021
The American Rescue Plan includes a monthly child tax credit, but it's not enough to pay for full-time child care in most states.
Women's participation in the workforce is at a record low. Unaffordable child care and pay inequity are some of the reasons why.
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During the pandemic, women are less likely to ask for raises and promotions

Mar 8, 2021
An Indeed survey found that mid-career women, especially, are overwhelmed with family responsibilities.
A new Indeed survey conducted in December finds that women, who were already more reluctant than men to push for higher pay and better jobs, are now even less likely to advocate for themselves.
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Full retail recovery hinges on women getting back to work

Mar 5, 2021
Whether or not women recover economically from this pandemic is everybody’s problem.
More than half of the jobs lost during the pandemic have been lost by women.
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Inside 9to5, the movement for women's workplace rights

Feb 11, 2021
A new documentary tells the story of the women's labor movement behind the iconic movie.
9to5 Cleveland holds an action in protest of National City Bank.
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