Employment situations and child care arrangements after mothers’ return to work following parental leave

Articles and reports: 36-28-0001202301100005

Description: Since the late 2000s, most Canadian mothers who were working before childbirth or adoption have intended to return to work after parental leave. Whether mothers return to the same employer after childbirth is important in understanding their wages and career trajectories. This article examines whether mothers’ employment situations and child care arrangements after returning to work differed between two cohorts of mothers from 2009 and 2019.
Issue Number: 2023011
Author(s): Choi, Youjin
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