The Pandemic and Women in the Workforce
Covid-19 has changed many aspects of work-life, from work-at-home to in-workplace arrangements, with one of the most significant being the increase in unemployment and the interruption in retirement savings plans for many. And concerns have arisen about the disproportionate impact on the female segment of the working population. The issue is covered in a report by NY Times reporter Mark Miller in an article posted on www.nytimes.com, with Miller pointing out that “Even brief career interruptions diminish wage growth, retirement savings and Social Security benefits, which are determined by wage history.” Read Miller’s post here…
And while we’re on this topic, note that the AMAC Foundation’s Social Security Advisory Service will be hosting a four-part webinar beginning January 20 titled “Women and Social Security” exploring the Social Security details important for women. Check out the Foundation’s website here for an overview and instructions to sign-up for this free program.