More parents are leaving workforce to stay home with kids amid pandemic

Being a mom or dad is hard under normal circumstances. COVID-19 has made it even more difficult for parents, as they're leaving full-time jobs to help their children with online schoolwork and more. Yet this leads to another issue according to a supply chain management expert: an employment gap.

Hitendra Chaturvedi, supply chain management professor of practice, talked with ABC 15 in this story aired Nov. 13, 2020:

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Employers, traditionally, don't look on that [employment gap] very favorably... I'm hoping that with coronavirus, the reason is well understood by employers.



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