Domestic Workers Economic Situation Report · August 2022

Source: La Alianza surveys, NDWA Labs
Released: September 6, 2022 

The most recent Bureau of Labor Statistics Jobs Report shows the number of jobs added in August was around market expectations [1]. The general unemployment rate ticked up, after having recovered to its pre-pandemic level in July. Unemployment rates for Latina and Black women increased in August 2022.

NDWA Labs’ August Report shows that the percentage of jobless domestic worker respondents in August remained unchanged compared to July. NDWA Labs’ data shows joblessness for domestic worker respondents is at 19%, still far from the rate of 9% who reported having no jobs before COVID-19 [2].

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