U.S. women near milestone in the college-educated labor force

Posted on AllSides August 12th, 2020
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Women are approaching a milestone in gender parity. 2019 will likely be the first year in which they are a majority of the college-educated labor force. As of the first quarter of 2019, 29.5 million women in the labor force had at least a bachelor’s degree, effectively matching the number of college-educated men in the workforce (29.3 million), according to a new Pew Research Center analysis of data from the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics.

Women are now half of the U.S. college-educated labor forceThis milestone matters for women because...

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