The long term impacts of the
pandemic will likely result in greater
inequality between men and women
in occupational attainment, lifetime
earnings, and economic
Leaving the workplace diminishes an individual's ability to gain new knowledge and experience, establish tenure, and develop professional relationships, all of which are critical to earning promotion and an increase in pay.
The COVID-19 pandemic has affected the labor force nationwide and underscored the challenges women face in balancing family and workplace responsibilities.
Reports demonstrate that women have been significantly impacted during the economic downturn.
The COVID-19 pandemic has affected the labor force nationwide and
underscores women's particular challenges in balancing family
and workplace responsibilities.
Women are highly represented in many of the hardest-hit employment sectors.
Unemployment in the pandemic has fallen disproportionately on women of color, with many in the service industry.