California's Child Care Crisis Could Benefit From Employer-Sponsored Care

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Children and teachers from the KU Kids Deanwood Childcare Center complete a mural celebrating the expansion of the child tax credit on July 14, 2021 in Washington, D.C. (Jemal Countess/Getty Images for Community Change)

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Employer-Sponsored Child Care Benefits Workers and Companies

For a lot of parents, having no one to care for their children means they often just don’t go to work, which can be bad for their employers. One study found that businesses lose $23 billion every year due to child care challenges faced by their workers. So some companies are taking matters into their own hands through employer-sponsored care.
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