NJ Spotlight News

Cost of child care drives some parents out of the workforce

Clip: 06/20/2022 | 3m 40s | Video has closed captioning.

Workers — especially women — say the high cost of child care is driving them out of the labor force. Meanwhile, daycares struggle to retain staff and keep up with rising costs. Could new proposals out of Trenton help? A package of bills moving through the Legislature would address child care costs across a number of areas.

Aired: 06/20/22

Rating: NR

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