The numbers make it clear that existing employer benefits don’t do enough to support caregivers. The cost of child care continues to rise, now accounting for the single biggest line-item expense for the average American family (more than housing, healthcare and food). Imagine how much more valued these workers would feel and how much more productive they could be if companies invested in child care.
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