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New Research Shows How The Coronavirus Recession Is Disproportionately Affecting Black Working Mothers
Put into perspective, since California’s stay at home orders went into effect on March 19, black women in that state have spent nearly 120 hours more on child care than their white counterparts. https://www.forbes.com/sites/christinecarter/2020/05/19/new-research-shows-how-the-coronavirus-recession-is-disproportionately-affecting-black-working-mothers/#4a754f681a5f
Most child care programs are designed to support parents who work the standard 9-5 hours Monday-Friday. However, like everything else, the norm is changing and more parents are taking on no traditional work hours. There is a need for more childcare services that last 24 hrs and aren’t just available on the weekdays. Here
The demand for child care is constantly rising. Even before COVID-19 started, affordable child care wasn’t the easiest service to find. Now that we’re in mid pandemic, all schools are closed and most daycare centers are closed or in the process of reopening. According to the Center For American Progress, “COVID-19 could lead to
Christine Michel Carter is now offering virtual programming events. These have become popular requests by corporations in lieu of in-person, planned Mother’s Day events. Work-Life Balance During the COVID-19 Pandemic Includes a virtual discussion about working during the stay at home orders, best in class examples of working from home, and how managers and
Due to COVID-19, employers may be shying away from reviewing employee performance, preferring to deliver feedback in person as opposed to over the phone or in a virtual video conference. But employees are gauging right now whether their manager and their employer are treating them with respect and care. They’re also making decisions now