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How Workforce Credentials Can Become More Accessible After COVID-19

By Sara Weissman U.S. employers cut 20.5 million jobs in April, according to a U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics report. Meanwhile, the national unemployment rate surged to 14.7% this month. People need work, and for some, that’s going to mean going back to school for new credentials. [...]

May 20, 2020|Categories: Press Hits|

In one month, job cuts wipe out women’s gains of the past decade

By Stephanie Ebbert Policymakers and advocates worry coronavirus crisis will set women back In Massachusetts, women made up 53 percent of those who filed new unemployment claims between March 15 and April 25 — a big shift from February, when they represented just 38 percent, according [...]

May 19, 2020|Categories: Press Hits|

Coronavirus sparked an economic recession that takes more jobs from women than men

By: Kathryn Diss Female unemployment rate hits 15 per cent "It is a she-cession," said Institute for Women's Policy Research president, C Nicole Mason. "What I mean by that is that women have been disproportionately impacted by the job losses over the past couple of [...]

May 18, 2020|Categories: Press Hits|

Krawcheck: ‘I’m very concerned’ about how women emerge from the coronavirus pandemic

By: Adriana Belmonte “As we all go to shelter in place, women are not as able to go to shelter in place, because they’re more in hospitality industries, a lot of the essential workers,” Krawcheck said. “They’ve been losing their jobs at a greater rate [...]

May 17, 2020|Categories: Press Hits|

The Coronavirus Recession is a “She-cession”

By AUDREY ANDREWS “We should go ahead and call this a ‘shecession.’” — C. Nicole Mason, president and chief executive of the Institute for Women’s Policy Research The word “shecession” appeared in the The New York Times for the first time in its nearly 170 years of [...]

May 15, 2020|Categories: Press Hits|