YEAR 2020

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Family-related Employment Interruptions: Mothers in Low-paid Jobs Take More Time off From Work


How quickly women will return to work after taking family-related leave depends on the income level of their last job. In case of low salaries, women are more likely to take more time off from work—and this is largely regardless of the share of part-time work in their profession. These findings have now been revealed by a study based on data of the National Educational Panel Study (NEPS).

Read more about this in the series NEPS results compact.