​​​HOW IS CHILD CARE A BUSINESS ISSUE? 


Did you know?  
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  • Nationally, 45% of parents miss at least 2 days of work a year due to child care issues? 
  • 65% of parents’ work schedules are affected by child care challenges 
  • Employers who invest in child care support for their employees, are better able to attract and retain employees, and benefit from reduced turnover and absenteeism,increase productivity, and a boost in public image and positive public relations 
  • High quality early child care and education for New York’s children, translates into a readier workforce, which is a fundamental aspect of business growth 



When employers provide resources to their employees to help them learn about and find better care, everyone benefits.



​​BUSINESS LEADER

ENGAGEMENT
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This work join forces with U.S Chamber, National Association Workforce Boards, The Manufacturing Institute, The Federal Reserve Bank , ReadyNation, and The Committee for Economic Development to educate business leaders on the importance of high quality early education to New York State's future. 


The work of the Business Leader Engagement initiative educates and engages key leaders on how high quality early education and child care not only supports current workforce, but builds the future talent pipeline while providing support to our  economic future.



 Contact Fannie Glover for more information.