Earlier this week, the U.S. Chamber of Commerce Foundation released a new report—Piecing Together Solutions: Employer Childcare Assistance Now and Looking Ahead —detailing how employers are thinking about childcare assistance, benefits, and accommodations during the COVID-19 pandemic. Click here to view the full report.
Among other insights, the new report finds that:
89% of employers feel they are aware of the childcare needs of their employees
71% of employers feel that they provide adequate support for employees with young children
32% of employers have seen some of their employees leave the workforce due to the effects of COVID-19
20% of employers are currently willing to increase their investment in childcare needs. However, 49% of employers would be likely to provide additional childcare assistance if the government offered supplementary incentives.
Full Report Here