Economic Indicators

Employment and Unemployment: National

Updated: October 6, 2015

Monthly analysis of the Bureau of Labor Statistics’ national employment report.

High Quality Child Care Is Out of Reach for Working Families | 12:01 am, October 6, 2015
Child care costs constitute a large portion of the income families need in order to achieve a modest yet adequate standard of living—and are particularly onerous for workers paid the minimum wage. Measuring child care costs against a variety of benchmarks demonstrates that high quality child care is out of reach for working families.

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