Many Parents May Have to Stop Working Entirely If Schools Don’t Reopen

CNN Business | Anneken Tappe

“Long story short, it’s bad for the recovery if parents are forced to stop working to care for their kids. America lost more than 20 million jobs in March and April due to the pandemic lockdown, but the labor market has been recovering since hitting that trough.”

A lack of child care following COVID closures may force parents into difficult decisions as workplaces reopen. This article from CNN’s Anneken Tappe looks at research from economists at Goldman Sachs.

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