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Forbes Article outlines 'Motherhood Penalty' is real

Forbes article lays out findings from The latest Bright Horizons’ annual Modern Family Index. Forbes article The Motherhood Penalty: Why We're Losing Our Best Talent To Caregiving re-enforces UP's goal of addressing gender equality.

Bright Horizons' found that:

  • 69% of working Americans say working moms are more likely to be passed up for a new job than other employees

  • 60% say career opportunities are given to less qualified employees instead of working moms who may be more skilled

  • 72% of both working moms and dads agree that women are penalized in their careers for starting families, while men are not

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*image from Forbes article 'The Motherhood Penalty: Why We're Losing Our Best Talent To Caregiving.'


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