Women in the workforce are another casualty of the coronavirus pandemic. Forced to choose between employment and providing care for their children, most of whom are spending at least part of the week in remote learning, more women dropped out of the workforce in September than at any time since the height of the pandemic in April. Leslie Chiaramonte gave up her position as a nurse case manager at White Plains Hospital in New York when the cost of a full-time babysitter exceeded her own salary. Nicole Johnson had to turn down the offer to return to her teacher’s aide job full time because her 6 year old was participating in remote learning. To read the full story.
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