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The struggle facing parents working from home

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A mother works from home during the COVID-19 pandemic. Women are reducing their work hours much more than men to take care of children and attend to household needs.

A mother works from home during the COVID-19 pandemic. Women are reducing their work hours much more than men to take care of children and attend to household needs. Marco Di Lauro/Getty Images

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Segments From this episode

United furlough warnings could be the tea leaves for the airline industry

by Andy Uhler Jul 9, 2020
United Airlines warned 36,000 employees Wednesday that they could be furloughed in October.

As COVID-19 cases spike, retail enters a new normal

by Marielle Segarra Jul 9, 2020
Retailers are coming to terms with the fact that this virus is going to be with us for a long time.
Parenting in a Pandemic

Working parents could face discrimination as pandemic wears on

by Meghan McCarty Carino Jul 9, 2020
A California woman has sued her employer, saying she was fired because of her child care responsibilities.
My Economy

A family farm's quandary: small kids, no school and harvest around the corner

by Andie Corban Jul 9, 2020
Soon the Schwagerls of Browns Valley, Minnesota, will need "all hands on deck." But they are facing fall with without child care or school.

How drugstores are trying to survive

Walgreens and CVS are shifting their models to attract customers, focusing more on wellness.
Shelf Life

How a stained glass business is holding up in a shaky economy

by Kai Ryssdal and Bridget Bodnar Jul 9, 2020
A family business that's endured for five generations figures out new ways to stay relevant.

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Come To My Window Melissa Etheridge
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