Working mothers have suffered greatly during this pandemic. Many left the workforce or put advancements on hold while educating/caring for remote students or struggling to find childcare. According to new research by the National Women’s Law Center, post-pandemic job recovery has been slower for women, with over a million men joining the labor force last month compared to only 39,000 women. Rutgers Today spoke with Yana Rodgers, professor with Rutgers-New Brunswick’s School of Management and Labor Relations and School of Arts and Sciences and director of the Center for Women and Work, about how the pandemic set working women back. However, Rodgers predicts that, ultimately, COVID-19 may shift social mores and workplace policies that positively impact working women in the long run. To read the full story.