February 21, 2011 3:16 PM

Men fare better as economy recovers, but women suffer

After bearing the brunt of job losses during the Great Recession, men have gained 438,000 jobs since it officially ended in June 2009, while women have lost 366,000 over the same period, according to Labor Department figures. The trend has given a new gender-specific meaning to the phrase "jobless recovery" and is further proof that the hiring rebound isn't reaching all groups.

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