• Women, Particularly Women of Color, Hit Hardest by Loss of Hospitality Jobs

    14 days ago - By Eater

    American women with children are also three times as likely to have lost work In December 2020, according to the Bureau of Labor Statistics , there was a net loss of 140,000 jobs in the U.S. The service and hospitality industry was hit particularly hard, as “employment in leisure and hospitality declined by 498,000, with three-quarters of the decrease in food services and drinking places,” due largely to COVID-19 restrictions on dining. 15.8 million people reported that they couldn't work because their place of employment had closed, a common story for restaurants and bars around the...
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