US Labor Stats: 140,000 Women Lost Their Jobs In December
According to Business Insider, the data shows all of those lost jobs were held by women.
Among the newly-unemployed, Black and Latina women working in retail and education sectors were hit the hardest.
The US posted a surprise decline in payrolls in December and all of the 140,000 jobs lost were held by women.
As the COVID-19 pandemic continues to spread, the US economic recovery has been mostly stagnant.
Small businesses nationwide have been hit particularly hard. Many are being forced to lay off staff or close altogether to curb the pandemic's spread.