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.
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Moms with straight As in high school get similar leadership opportunities as dads who got failing grades

Feb 10, 2021
A new study provides more evidence that mothers are particularly penalized in the workplace.
During the pandemic, many mothers have been forced to cut back on their hours or leave jobs to care for kids, often because they make less than a male partner.
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Dems' family agenda: tax credits, child care and school aid, paid leave

Feb 8, 2021
Now that the party's in control in Washington, progressives are aiming high.
Women, especially those with children at home, have lost or left work at unprecedented levels.
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A workforce crisis hurting women, especially mothers

Jan 22, 2021
Women left their jobs at a far greater rate than men in 2020. What does this mean for the economy?
Reshma Saujani, founder of Girls Who Code, says the new administration should press companies to bring back female employees who have left the workforce.
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