Michigan Women ‘Struggling’ As They Leave Workforce. So Are Their Employers

Before the pandemic, women who resigned from their jobs at Development Centers, a Detroit non-profit, usually did so for a new job that advanced their careers. But since COVID-19 hit, they’ve left the workforce altogether to manage child care or family issues.

Many of the teachers, psychologists, nurses, job developers, and social workers at Development Centers — like millions of moms working in professional roles nationwide — spent the year of change under pressure to abandon their careers indefinitely.

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David Wilkins is a corporate communications consultant and veteran freelance journalist based in Ann Arbor.

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