Covid-19 Impact on Job Loss for Women in Maine
"The disproportionate effect on women of the pandemic-induced recession reveals pay inequities and the difficulty families have finding and paying for child care. It also could threaten decades of gains women have made in the workforce. Maine women held a significant majority of the jobs at organizations that laid off the most workers during the pandemic, including those in health care, social assistance, hospitality, leisure and education, according to a recent Maine Department of Labor analysis". Read more here.