Administrative assistant jobs helped propel many women into the middle class. Now they’re disappearing.
- December 5, 2019
- David Neumark, economics, The Washington Post and San Francisco Chronicle, Dec. 5, 2019
Several recent studies have found substantial evidence that women over 50 get far fewer callbacks for job interviews and face a harder time than older men in job hunting. “The finding of discrimination in hiring for older women is pretty clear,” said David Neumark, an economics professor at the University of California at Irvine who looked at results from 40,000 job applications, including in administrative fields.
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