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The gender wage gap is a calculation that reflects the fact that, on average, women are paid less than men. All women were paid, on average, 83% of what men were paid.
Learn more on why a national paid family and medical leave program is needed.
Recovery has been uneven across demographics. Black women have faced the slowest recovery, with 2.6% fewer adult Black women employed in December 2021 than February 2020.
Things are moving in the right direction, but there is still more to be done to ensure that workers of color have access to quality jobs and pathways to success.
What the November jobs report reveals about the state of America’s working women.