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Mothers Are Heading Back To The Workforce

Mothers Heading back to work

As outlined by Axios mothers are heading back to the workforce, however still lagging fathers:

As the pandemic-era circumstances that drove a million American mothers out of work start to dissipate, that huge population of workers is coming back in greater numbers, Axios’ Erica Pandey writes.

Employment for working-age moms rose at a faster rate than any other group of prime-age workers (those between the ages of 25 and 54) in October, according to new Current Population Survey data analyzed by Indeed Hiring Lab.

Why it matters: Working parents make up a third of the U.S. workforce, and employers need the mothers who left their jobs to come back amid the current marketwide labor shortage.