Recession Emphasizes Shift in Men to Women as Breadwinners

The following was published on the Public News Service website this morning.  An audio of the interview is available on the website or by downloading here.

LANCASTER, Pa. – In Pennsylvania and across the country, far more men have lost jobs during the recession than women, and that's reversing the roles of family breadwinner in some homes. Dr. Ira Wolfe is a workforce trends expert and author of "The Perfect Labor Storm." He says what the nation is seeing are more cases of a trend that started before the economy went bust.

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