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- Mothers’ work performance has suffered during the pandemic, study findsResearchers say mothers have taken on more unpaid work since the start of COVID-19 By Kristen Dalli of ConsumerAffairs July 14, 2020 Recent studies have highlighted how the COVID-19 pandemic has heightened stress for mothers at home with their job and little ones. Now, researchers from Washington University are exploring how mothers job performance has been affected. According to the study, mothers work performance has taken a hit since the start of the pandemic -- more so than fathers. The researchers found this to be true even in situations where both mothers and fathers worked from home. Our findings indicate mothers are bearing the brunt of the pandemic and may face long-term employment penalties as a consequence, said researcher Caitlyn Collins. Even among households in which both parents are able to work from home and are directly exposed to childcare and housework demands, mothers are scaling back to meet these… ..... Read More.20 hours ago
- Coronavirus: California reimposes sweeping restrictions amid virus spikeThe governor has rolled back reopening plans across the state as virus cases soar. ..... Read More.1 day ago