FMLA being competitive and compliant with evolving state-by-state legislation around PFML has been a major challenge for U.S. employers well before the pandemic hit.

Studies show that one in four women are considering downsizing their careers or leaving the workforce altogether after juggling a difficult year of navigating a global pandemic with their careers, families and a significant increase in mental health issues. That number is 4 million women (and counting) that have exited the workforce over the last year. The aftershock of this unexpected outcome of the COVID-19 pandemic to organizational diversity and individual career trajectory will be felt for years to come.

Many of us are left wondering, when — and how — can we get women back into the workforce for good?

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