Women workers during a walkout on International Womens Day to showcase the importance of women workers to the economy in Washington, D.C., U.S. (Photographer: Andrew Harrer/Bloomberg)

Women Are Driving Jump In U.S. Prime-Age Workforce Participation

(Bloomberg) -- The jump in the U.S. prime-age labor force participation rate was wholly driven by women. For males, this slipped to 88.9 from 89.1 percent; for women, it jumped half a percentage point to 75.3 percent.

That’s the biggest one-month advance since 1994.

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