Don Lee covers the U.S. and global economy out of Washington, D.C. Since joining the Los Angeles Times in 1992, he has served as the Shanghai bureau chief and in various editing and reporting roles in California. He is a native of Seoul, Korea, and graduated from the University of Chicago.
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El modesto aumento de las contrataciones se produce en un momento en que la variante Delta del coronavirus ha desanimado a algunas personas de viajar, comprar y salir a cenar.
A modest gain in hiring comes at a time when the coronavirus’ Delta variant has discouraged some people from flying, shopping and dining out.
El retroceso de las madres con empleo externo es un atraso para los avances de las mujeres, tanto en la América corporativa como en la reducción de la brecha salarial con los hombres.
The retreat by mothers with outside employment is a setback for women’s advances, both in corporate America and in narrowing the pay gap with men.