Parents, students being forced back home as COVID-19 numbers rise

Supply Chain Management Professor of Practice Hitendra Chaturvedi tells Fox 10 that the biggest reason for leaving work, taking a leave of absence, or cutting hours is the guilt of having your kids sit at home. But parents leaving the workforce is causing three fundamental issues, according to him.

In this story aired Nov. 16, 2020, on Fox 10:

Less employment because automation is increasing, less money to spend in the economy causing a weaker economy, and a weaker society because now you're not having your kids interact. The root cause of all this is coronavirus, and getting back into the workforce will be tough.



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