'Marketplace' Report: Unemployment Soars August was a bad month. Employers slashed 84,000 jobs and the unemployment rate hit a five-year high. We explore why this is particularly bad for female workers.
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'Marketplace' Report: Unemployment Soars

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'Marketplace' Report: Unemployment Soars

'Marketplace' Report: Unemployment Soars

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August was a bad month. Employers slashed 84,000 jobs and the unemployment rate hit a five-year high. Alex Chadwick talks with Nancy Marshall Genzer about why this may be particularly bad for women.