Child Care Worker Shortage Strands Half a Million Families

CNN Business | Alicia Wallace

“While the child care and early education industry need more workers, some significant barriers persist, notably low pay and health risks associated with the ongoing pandemic.”

The shortage of child care staff workers is ongoing as the pandemic has led to parents continuing to stay home or work in a hybrid environment. Wallace discusses the estimated half a million families across the country that continue to struggle when it comes to finding reliable child care.

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