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Married women are losing jobs, highlighting coronavirus inequities

  • Married women lost 1 million jobs in September alone, while single men and women gained jobs.
  • The dip in married women in the workforce, economists say, could be due to the difficulty of childcare amid the back-to-school season.
  • Women shoulder most of the burden at home, according to studies from Boston Consulting Group and Northwestern University.
  • At some point, women then have to choose between performing well at work and at home, explaining the dip in employment for those who are married.
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Back-to-school season is tough enough on working parents. This year, it’s devastating — and for one group in particular. 

According to the newest count from the US Bureau of Labor Statistics, married women lost almost 1 million jobs in September. Meanwhile, married men lost nearly 800,000 jobs, and both single men and women steadily earned jobs back.

“This month the number

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Mom tells of agony of losing twins at PMH

By TANYA SMITH-CARTWRIGHT

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WHAT was intended to be a routine C-section for Kayla Edwards-Dean, ushering in the birth of twin sons, ended in the tragedy of her almost losing her life and her twins dying.

On August 18, the lives of Kayla Edwards-Dean and her husband, Tai Dean, were changed forever when she went to give birth at Princess Margaret Hospital.

“I came from my private physician around three, four o’clock that evening,” Kayla Edwards-Dean said.

“We started preparing because I had an elevated pulse and started to have some contractions. So I went into the hospital. My husband lifted my bag in the ward but no one is allowed to stay because of this COVID thing. A lady was there by the window and she asked, ‘What you come here for?’ I gave her my notes from my private physician and I gave her my discharge notes from

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