Child Care as a Workforce Solution: Innovative State Policies and How Employers Shape Them | Sessions

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Child Care as a Workforce Solution: Innovative State Policies and How Employers Shape Them
In-Person and Virtual Monday 06/24/2024 11:00 AM - 12:00 PM   Add to calendar

Competencies: Business (Behavioral), People (Technical) | Intended Audience: Senior-Level
Workplace Application:
Attendees will understand how state child care policies can support or benefit their workforce, and ways they can advance such policies. 

The impact of reliable, safe child care for workers, their employers, and the broader economy is undeniable. As states explore how to help employers make quality care more affordable for their workforce, companies are stepping up, leaning in, and shaping policy.  In this session, explore what is working across the nation to make childcare more accessible and affordable, and the ways that employers are leading the charge.

Learning Objectives:

  • Hear the economic impact and benefit of accessible, reliable care for an employer and the broader economy.
  • Receive examples of how states that are innovating in the employer-sponsored child care space.
  • This includes programs to match employer contributions, tax credits and deductions, and dedicated startup funds to help employers invest in their workforce.
  • Discover the role of businesses in advancing STATE efforts to adopt employer incentive programs using case studies and examples.
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Presenter:
Brian Gutman, Director of Government Relations,
Learning Care Group