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A key pathway into the middle class for many women is vanishing

1 month ago   |   By Business Insider

Over the past two decades, the American economy shed over 2.1 million administrative and office support jobs that offered a steady path into the middle class for many women, particularly those without a college degree, the Washington Post reported.
The wave of jobs losses hit administrative assistants, clerks, bookkeepers, executive assistants and secretaries, according to Labor Department data.
And it hasn't let up in the decade after the Great Recession even with sustained economic growth, suggesting that type of work won't recover and may be permanently lost.
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