According to the latest Bureau of Labor Statistic numbers published today, there are now 780,000 women collecting unemployment. That number continues to rise with no end in sight. Obama’s economic policies continue to fail and are continuing to hurt women. There are more women out of the workforce than there were when Obama took office and that number keeps growing as well. Unemployment for women is at 8% (in Bush’s last month in office it was only at 6.5%). It’s clear that Obama’s economic “war on women” continues.
The participation percentage rate of women over 16 years old in the workforce is at one of its all-time lows. The other all-time low since before 2002 was also during Obama’s reign. It’s currently at 57.8%; the low under Obama was 57.6%. This means that only 57.8% of women are participating in the workforce out of the 100% that could. A number even more startling is the fact that almost 4 million women are out of the workforce since Obama took office. These are women who could be working but are not and are not collecting unemployment.
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