Who's Losing Their Jobs? Sexism?

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  1. Annie
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    FT.com / US & Canada - Men bear the brunt of US jobs lost

     
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    sexism?

    yah...right... because men have thre high-paying jobs that companies want to cut so they can keep less highly paid women.

    real sexism, babe.
     
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    Missed that question mark, eh?
     
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    That's what I was thinking. Too bad they arent as willing to lay off the men who are in the seriously high paying executive positions.
     
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    the housing, construction, banking, wall street, insurance, thrift, auto...etc businesses were weighted towards employing more men so more men are being downsized as these businesses shrink or fall....imo!
     
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    Good point.
     
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    From what my wife and I have seen, she has a high mid-level position in a large software company, white collar corporate layoffs have been gender-neutral.
     
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    It's simple mathematics ... fewer women in the work force so of course more men will lose their jobs.
     
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    You win my take!
     
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    From the article,

    Men didn't have anywhere near 80% of jobs.
     

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