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07/26/2019 | Holding Wall Street Accountable
Published By:Vox

The workers bearing the brunt of retail’s struggles? Primarily women and people of color.

Bankruptcies, of course, also meant layoffs, including 33,000 at Toys R Us last summer and 16,000 at Payless this spring. And these layoffs, according to the report’s co-authors, a coalition of progressive nonprofit groups including United for Respect and the Center for Popular Democracy, have disproportionately affected women and people of color, who are more likely to work in the sectors most affected, including apparel and general merchandise.

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Friday, July 26, 2019