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One Third of Workers Want to Quit Over How Their Company Handled the Abortion Ruling

Resignation concept.Businesswoman packing personal company belongings when she deciding resignation change of job or fired from the company.
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The great resignation may see another, more conscience-driven wave as US workers debate exiting companies whose responses to the US Supreme Court’s decision to overturn Roe v. Wade left something to be desired.

A new survey by equality nonprofit Catalyst found that 30% of employees are thinking about leaving their jobs because of how their employers responded to the Supreme Court decision that overturned the federal right to an abortion. In the days leading up to and after the ruling, companies across the country said they would pay for travel-related costs should employees need to go out of state for abortion services.