Worker shortages: Is access to child care a key solution?

Posted on AllSides November 15th, 2021
From The Center
economic policy, worker shortage, child care
Courtesy of Moore Community House

Matching parents with child care is an idea that some groups serving the trades are using to woo women to their ranks. Could it work for other U.S. industries facing shortages as well?

Brianna Crusoe no longer frets about how she’ll provide for herself and her two young children after moving from a low-paying casino job into a union electrical apprenticeship with a strong salary and benefits.

Ms. Crusoe, from D’Iberville, Mississippi, is a graduate of the Women in Construction (WinC) program sponsored by the nonprofit Moore Community House, which...

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