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McKinsey study: Women are 1.3 times more likely than men to consider leaving workforce due to COVID-19

According to a recent McKinsey study, women are 1.3 times more likely than men to consider leaving the workforce because of COVID-19.

News 12 Staff

Oct 14, 2020, 2:37 AM

Updated 1,344 days ago

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According to a recent McKinsey study, women are 1.3 times more likely than men to consider leaving the workforce because of COVID-19.
Attorney Peg Sheahan, an employment lawyer with Mitchell & Sheahan in Stratford, says that women are having to stay home with children who are distance learning and dealing with child care and elder care.
The study shows that women are also facing anxiety about furloughs and layoffs and getting burned out.
Sheahan believes this could take away a lot of the strides many women have made in their careers.
She says, ultimately, mothers especially feel like they are failing because of the overwhelming responsibilities they have.


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