May 29, 2020
“Women are being hit disproportionately hard, because they hold disproportionately more of the jobs being shutdown and (still) have the lion’s share of family responsibilities….The industries hit hard by this crisis are healthcare, social care, education, restaurants, cleaning services, personal care and clothing stores, and the front lines of them are dominated by women.” Joan Michelson’s Forbes Blog
The pandemic-induced economic crisis is rippling through the economy, stealing jobs from industries across the board that are dominated by women, as I wrote a couple of months ago in Forbes.
To find out the economic facts and what it means for women going forward, I spoke with the esteemed senior economics reporter of the Washington Post, Heather Long. Listen to her give us the real facts and suggestions for moving forward in this fascinating interview on Green Connections Radio podcast with host Joan Michelson.
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