Wednesday, September 23, 2009

Recession Drives Women Back to the Work Force

Steven Greenhouse wrote an article for the New York Times on September 18, 2009.

“The Great Recession is pushing many highly educated women who had left work to stay at home with their children to dive back into the labor pool, according to several nationally recognized experts on women in the workplace.”

He added later: “According to some economists, these women, once part of a privileged minority that could afford not to work, are now collateral damage of the recession — not forced out of work, but back into it.”

Federal Bureau of Labor Statistics were cited as well as other resources. Read the rest of the article.

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