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The Chicago Sun Times reports that as the economic recovery sputters along, men seem to be doing better than women ... which is precisely the opposite of what was happening when the recession hit.

“The so-called mancession saw the number of employed men plummet by 5.21 million from November 2007 through December 2009, according to Labor Department data as industries including manufacturing and construction were hard hit. Meanwhile, the number of working women sank by a much smaller 1.95 million.”

But, the Sun Times writes, "From May 2010 through May 2011, the script flipped. The number of employed men jumped by 686,000, while employment of women fell by 85,000."
KC's View:
Based on the way things have felt over the last few weeks, I don’t have a lot of confidence in those numbers sticking.