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happy mom and kid Single mothers are not perceived as less competent or less committed than single childless women, and they are not less likely to be hired or promoted compared to their childless counterparts. (Photo: Shutterstock)

While married parents in the workplace often experience either the “motherhood penalty” or the “fatherhood premium,” workplace bias doesn’t exist either way for single moms and dads, according to a research study by University of Arizona sociology doctoral student Jurgita Abromaviciute.

Katie Kuehner-Hebert

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