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You ask, we answer! Today we answer listener questions on whether certain jobs are becoming "feminized" since COVID started and how that affects what these jobs pay. We also examine labor unions' economic impact and why Ryan Reynolds keeps sending one of our co-hosts a Christmas card.

If you have a question you'd like us to answer, email us at indicator@npr.org.

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Related episodes:
Women's labor comeback (Apple Podcasts / Spotify)
A conversation with Claudia Goldin (Update) (Apple Podcasts / Spotify)
Unions but make them grunge
What's really going on with unions

For sponsor-free episodes of The Indicator from Planet Money, subscribe to Planet Money+ via Apple Podcasts or at plus.npr.org.

Music by Drop Electric. Find us: TikTok, Instagram, Facebook, Newsletter.