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Women workers are untold victims of waves of store closings

USA Today 12/17/2019

According to data from outplacement firm Challenger Gray & Christmas, the retail sector shed around 75,000 jobs in 2019 through November. While much has been reported about the struggles of retail chains as they announce wave after wave of store closings, far less has been written about the outsized impact on women wage earners who often account for the majority of workers laid off when stores close.

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