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Women workers

Women workers

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Published by U.S. Dept. of Labor, Women"s Bureau in [Washington, D.C.] .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Women -- Employment -- United States -- Statistics.

  • Edition Notes

    SeriesFacts on working women -- no. 92-1.
    ContributionsUnited States. Women"s Bureau.
    The Physical Object
    Pagination6, [2] p. :
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL17662169M

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    Susan Zeiger, In Uncle Sam’s Service: Women Workers with the American. Expeditionary Force, Ithaca, NY: Cornell University Press, x + pp. $ (cloth), ISBN: Reviewed for by Pamela Nickless, Department of Economics, University of. North Carolina at Asheville. To date, most research on immigrant women and labor forces has focused on the participation of immigrant women on formal labor markets. In this study, contributors focus on informal economies such as health care, domestic work, and the garment industry, where displaced and undocumented women are more likely to by:

      When you think of any male-dominated industry, construction is probably the first job that comes to mind. Of all the people who work in construction, women comprise only a small percent of the workforce. Even smaller is the number of female construction workers on the front lines of a job site—there is only one woman for every employees on the field.   Rosie the Riveter was the star of a campaign aimed at recruiting female workers for defense industries during World War II. Artist Normal Rockwell's cover image of Rosie, made in , became.


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