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Option to Return to Work Amplifies Inequity for Vulnerable Groups Like Single Mothers of Color

June 24, 2020

Via: HR Hero

As people start going back to work, what will happen to working mothers who don’t have a place for their children to go because their child care is still closed? What about those who can’t commute or can’t afford to? This conversation needs to start before your doors open.

The concern, according to Maria Colacurcio, CEO of Syndio, is “returning to work on an uneven playing field.” The same kinds of social, economic, and political forces that already provide disadvantages to single mothers and especially for black single mothers are still in play.

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