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Record job losses in December push women out of the workforce en mass

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New data released last week has revealed that in December employers cut 140,000 jobs. A closer look at the data also reveals a shocking gender gap: Women accounted for all the job losses, losing 156,000 jobs, while men gained 16,000. Of course many men lost jobs as well in December, but when taken together as a group, they came out ahead while women fell behind. 

Immigrant mixed-households to receive stimulus checks

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New stimulus checks are coming for jobless Americans. After months of negotiations, lawmakers struck a $900 billion COVID-19 stimulus deal. The stimulus package was passed by the Senate earlier this week, just in time as nearly 12 million Americans are set to lose unemployment benefits the day after Christmas. 
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Mariela Dabbah, the perils of a global pandemic for gender inclusion in the workplace

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As 2020 draws to a close, Mariela Dabbah, founder and CEO of the Red Shoe Movement, reflects on the Covid-19 pandemic impact for gender inclusion in the workplace.
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November 1 National Day of Remembrance of Latinxs killed by Covid-19

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43,953 Latinxs are reported to have lost their lives to COVID-19…
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What's at stake for minority women's healthcare after Barrett's Supreme Court confirmation

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This past Tuesday, Amy Coney Barrett was sworn in as the newest Supreme Court Justice, filling the place left by the late Ruth Bader Ginsburg. Her confirmation to the Supreme Court brings a lot of uncertainty for the future of minority women's health.

Gov. Phil Murphy announces $100 million CARES Act funding for NJ small businesses affected by COVID-19

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COVID-19 had hit small businesses the hardest, with many having…
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New data reveals disproportionate racial and ethnic disparities among COVID-19 cases

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Since the COVID-19 pandemic began in March, the virus has affected…
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23 Disinfectant products proven to kill coronavirus

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The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) has recently added…

A champion for change: Spotlight on Latina of the month Beth Marmolejos

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Latina Leader of the Month, Beth Marmolejos is a business leader,…