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How reluctant breadwinners are closing America’s job gap

by henry on September 29, 2010

As men cope with unemployment, more wives are headed to work. For the full story see the Sept. 27, 2010

Diane Brady of Businessweek highlights the trend of women who wanted to stay home until their income became critical to the family.

issue of Bloomberg Businessweek. According to the article, men accounted for 71% of the job losses during the Great Recession.

The jobless rate for U.S. women is at 8%, almost two percentage points lower than for men (9.8%). Optional income from wives is now becoming critical.

For the full story from Diane Brady, please go to

http://www.businessweek.com/magazine/content/10_40/b4197011576982.htm

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