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September 5th, 2009
10:36 AM ET

Report: Women nearly 50% of workforce

Rising unemployment is apparently translating into more jobs for women.

Thursday, we got word of new labor department statistics that show women now make up nearly 50 percent of the workforce. And it's the economy.

CNN's Fredricka Whitfield spoke with April Nagel, founder and chief executive officer of "First-Pro Staffing and Executive Search Incorporated" about her perspective on this growing trend.

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