The other stunning news out this morning on the economic toll of this pandemic: 🚨865,000🚨 women left the workforce last month, including 324,000 Latinas and 58,000 Black women.
Madness: 865,000 women fell out of the workforce last month, compared to 216,000 men. The "she-cession" is deepening. via @19thnews'
Are y’all hearing this? At least a DECADE of women’s progress in the labor force has been wiped out by the pandemic recession.
Women's recession, terrible for everyone
The latest numbers for “female recession” are in: 865,000 women left the workforce last month. More women left the labor force in September than the total number of jobs the US added for the entire month.  via @19thnews
The gender gap in unemployment narrowed this summer, but is now widening...because schools opened! Our working paper shows that being responsible for schooling increased the odds that mothers would leave their jobs by 6 to 12x
Amidst a lot of noise, we shouldn't overlook the fact that the consequences of the pandemic hit women and girls much more. A female recession, with more women leaving the workforce than jobs were added.
"At least a decade of women’s progress in the labor force has been wiped out by the pandemic recession, and the slowing recovery means the long-term ramifications will be profound, said." ICYMI, of @19thnews w/this sobering report
The new jobs report shows just how awful the crisis has been for women. A huge number of moms are leaving the workforce entirely. We must save our child care system, fund our schools, & contain COVID-19 so we don't lose a whole generation of working women.
865,000 women left the workforce last month . via @19thnews