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WASHINGTON (AP) — U.S. women have recovered all the jobs they lost to the Great Recession. The same can’t be said for men, who remain 2.1 million jobs short.

The biggest factor is that men dominate construction and manufacturing — industries that have not recovered millions of jobs lost during the downturn. Women have made up a disproportionate share of workers in those that have been hiring — retail, health care, restaurants and hotels.

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