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Lack of childcare forcing women out of workforce

Kendra Auker is president and CEO of the Evangelical Community Hospital in Lewisburg, Pennsylvania. She oversees 2,000 employees, 1,600 of them women, and many of them in their child-rearing years. When COVID hit, Auker was worried. She knew some of her essential employees would choose to stay home to take care of young children learning remotely. “We ...