The Struggle For Working Mothers During The Pandemic

10.03.2020 - By 1A

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Women workers have been hit particularly hard by the pandemic. "In March, the unemployment rate for women was about 4%, and now it's hovering around 14%...for Black women it's about 15% and for Latina women it's about the same," researcher Nicole Mason says.

But she adds that problems for women workers go back further than COVID-19. "The system is broken and it has been for some time."

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