By Tami Luhby
Men have been steadily disappearing from the workforce for more than half a century.
In the 1950s, nearly every man in his prime working years was in the labor force, a category that includes both those who are employed and those actively applying for jobs. The "participation rate" for men ages... Read More »
For a while now, people have been predicting the end of men's dominance in the workplace, as men started to lag behind women in earning bachelor's degrees. Consider this a new data point in the debate: A new survey from Pew Social Trends, released Wednesday, found that 40 percent of households with children... Read More »
Women may or may not be the weaker sex, but it appears that they work longer hours than men and are happier with how much they earn, a new study finds.
Fifty-four percent of women report working nine or more hours a day, compared to 41 percent of men, according to the survey of more than 5,000 U.S. workers... Read More »
By Christine Laue
Try telling the woman scraping plaque off your teeth that it's a man's world.
Female dental hygienists earn eight percent more than their male counterparts, according to online salary database PayScale.com. Read More »
What's a man to do?
The Great Recession has been much harder on Adam than on Eve, so much so it's come to be identified with the term, "mancession." The unemployment rate has consistently clocked in at a higher rate for men. At the time this past November when it was 10.4 percent for men vs. 8 percent for... Read More »