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America's Child Care Crisis

One mom's viral TikTok sparked a conversation about child care in America. Maggie Mundwiller, 38, brought her son to a job interview after she was unable to secure child care. The video exposed the challenges parents, particularly mothers, face to find flexible jobs and child care during the pandemic. Over two million women left the labor force between February 2020 and 2021. Here's a look at the contributing factors and what June's jobs numbers mean for women in the workforce.

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    • Child Care
    • U.S. Dept. of Labor
    • Unemployment
    • Jobs Report
    • Income Inequality
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