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Doubling Paternity Leave to Support Women in the Workplace

November 30, 2023

Via: HR Hero

Women in the workforce know about the “motherhood penalty,” or the negative career impact that results from becoming a mom, even if they don’t know it by that name. Those who receive the penalty experience reduced compensation and opportunities for career advancement.

There are plenty of statistics that support this. One recent survey found that 33% of women report that having children negatively impacted their careers and that the same percentage of women believe they were discriminated against at work due to being pregnant.

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