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Parents need childcare fix to go back to work

The New York Times 08/05/2021

Parents who have been working remotely are unable to return to offices as long as their ability to get safe care for their kids is in question. Those who are not working because of a lack of childcare are unlikely to do so without that issue being resolved. “You cannot divorce the child care issue and the pandemic,” said AnnElizabeth Konkel, an economist at the Indeed Hiring Lab. “It’s important that we don’t forget about the workers who are wrestling with this day in and day out.”

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