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December 1984

Work experience in 1983 reflects the effects of the recovery

Ellen Sehgal

As the economy rebounded from the 1981-82 recession so did the number of jobholders, particularly of a full-time year-round nature; the figure for women who held such jobs reached an all-time high.

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