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Domestic Workers Economic Situation Report · June 2022

The most recent Bureau of Labor Statistics Jobs Report shows the number of jobs added in June was above market expectations. Unemployment rates for Latina and Black women decreased in June 2022. Similarly, NDWA Labs’ June Report shows that the percentage of jobless domestic worker respondents in June decreased slightly compared to May. However, joblessness is at 20%, still more than twice the rate of 9% who reported having no jobs before COVID-19.

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Domestic Workers Economic Situation Report · May 2022

The Bureau of Labor Statistics’ May Jobs Report shows the number of jobs added in May was above market expectations. Unemployment rates for Latina and Black women increased in May 2022. Similarly, NDWA Labs’ May Report shows that the percentage of jobless domestic worker respondents increased to 21%. Joblessness for domestic worker respondents was 19% in April and 20% in March. May joblessness represents more than double the 9% who reported having no jobs before COVID-19.

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Domestic Workers Economic Situation Report · April 2022

Today’s Bureau of Labor Statistics Jobs Report shows the number of jobs added in April was above market expectations.1 Unemployment rates for Latina and Black women decreased in April 2022. NDWA Labs’ April Report shows that the percentage of jobless domestic worker respondents decreased slightly to 19%, compared to 20% in March. This is the lowest rate of joblessness we have seen since we started surveying in March 2020. However, this still represents more than double the 9% who reported having no jobs before COVID-19.

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Domestic Workers Economic Situation Report · March 2022

Today’s Bureau of Labor Statistics Jobs Report shows the number of jobs added in March was slightly below market expectations.1 Unemployment rates for Latina and Black women decreased in March 2022. Similarly, NDWA Labs’ March Report shows that the percentage of jobless domestic worker respondents in March decreased compared to February. However, joblessness is at 20%, still more than twice the rate compared to the 9% who reported having no jobs before COVID-19.2

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Domestic Workers Economic Situation Report · February 2022

Today’s Bureau of Labor Statistics Jobs Report shows the number of jobs added in February was above market expectations.1 Unemployment rates for Latina women decreased slightly in February 2022, while the rates for Black women increased. NDWA Labs’ February Report shows that the percentage of jobless domestic worker respondents decreased to 22%, compared to 26% in January. While joblessness this month is back to the level we saw in the last quarter of 2021, this still represents more than double the 9% who reported having no jobs before COVID-19.2

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Domestic Workers Economic Situation Report · January 2022

Today’s Bureau of Labor Statistics Jobs Report shows the number of jobs added in January was above market expectations.1 Unemployment rates for Latina women were unchanged in January 2022, and the rates for Black women decreased. This was a surprising jobs report given the surge of COVID cases due to the Omicron variant. However, the Omicron wave was likely reflected in other indicators.

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