November 18, 2022

Employers Can Create the Future We Deserve, or Exacerbate Discrimination Against Parents - Especially Women

More than 865,000 women left the labor market in September 2020, demonstrating that the COVID pandemic is forcing women out of work. One in four women who are still in the workforce are considering downshifting their careers, or leaving the workforce entirely, due to the pressures of work and family care.

Employers who are concerned about retaining their employees who are parents, especially mothers, can take some steps to ensure that parents are not forced to “choose” their families over their careers. Check out this article, published in the Summer 2020 issue of Inside, a publication of the Corporate Counsel Section of the New York State Bar Association.

 

                         

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Long COVID Leads to Lasting Effects on New York Workers, State, Study Finds

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Disability Discrimination
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