Pandemic-Era Child Care Funding Has Run Out. It’s Likely to Have a Big Impact on the Workplace

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October 4, 2023 – In an article for SHRM about the end of pandemic-era child care funding and the impact it will have on working parents, the author cites date from the 9th annual Modern Family Index. 

Higher rates of burnout are also likely as a result of child care centers closing as working parents deal with the complications of managing child care. Employees who have access to child care support say they are less anxious and more productive on the job, with a Bright Horizons survey finding that 77 percent of working parents think child care programs contribute to productivity.

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