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What the Pandemic Can Teach Us about Narrowing the Gender Gap

by Paige Gross posted on March 16, 2021

In the last year, more than 2.3 million women have left the U.S. labor force, reaching lows the country hasn’t seen since 1988, per the Bureau of Labor Statistics. The pandemic has forced women to evaluate their relationship with work and how to manage the household, childcare and emotional labor that most often falls to them. With a full year of remote work or balancing all responsibilities at home, there’s a lot to learn about what companies can do to make their workplaces — whether online or IRL — more equitable for women.

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