Off Ramping

There's a new entry in the dictionary of workplace lingo, Off-Ramping -- when working-women exit the career highway to have children. A study not so long ago said Moms who take at least a year off to stay home with their kids lose 18 percent of their earning power when they go back to work.

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Sarah Gardner is a reporter on the Marketplace sustainability desk covering sustainability news spots and features.

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