Employers & Returning to Work

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COVID-19 has changed the business and talent landscape, and employers must re-think childcare assistance, benefits, and accommodations in these unique times. Families now face immense pressure to re-evaluate how to meet their childcare needs.

Impact on the Childcare Industry

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Prior to the pandemic, there were approximately 675,000 childcare providers in this country, predominately small businesses, who were already operating on thin margins. The public health crisis of COVID-19 has had a devastating effect on the childcare industry.