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August 2023 · Domestic Workers Economic Situation Report

The most recent Bureau of Labor Statistics Jobs Report shows job growth in August which came in slightly above market expectations. The general unemployment rate increased, which this month was entirely due to higher labor force participation [1]. The unemployment rate for Latina women also increased. NDWA Labs’ August data shows an increase to 19% in joblessness for surveyed domestic workers. Joblessness had decreased steadily in 2023 but has increased by 3 percentage points since June. It remains over twice the rate of 9% who reported having no jobs before COVID-19 [2].

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July 2023 · Domestic Workers Economic Situation Report

The most recent Bureau of Labor Statistics Jobs Report shows continued, if slower, job growth, with little change in the unemployment rate. NDWA Labs’ July Report shows an increase to 18% in joblessness for surveyed domestic workers. This comes after a joblessness decrease during June. It remains over twice the rate of 9% who reported having no jobs before COVID-19.

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April 2023 · Domestic Workers Economic Situation Report

The most recent Bureau of Labor Statistics Jobs Report shows strong job growth in April. In parallel, NDWA Labs’ April Report shows a decline to 18% in joblessness for surveyed domestic workers. This decline puts joblessness at the level we saw in November 2022, and comes after a joblessness increase during the first quarter of the year. It remains over twice the rate of 9% who reported having no jobs before COVID-19.

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