ERIC Number: ED334004
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1989-Apr
Reference Count: N/A
Child Care: A Business Investment That Works.
Children's Action Alliance, Phoenix, AZ.
This publication explains to Arizona employers the effect of child care difficulties on the work force and profitablity and describes ways to help employees meet their child care needs. Discussion concerns the benefits of employee child care assistance programs, program options available to employees, and the steps required to implement the programs. Sections of the document discuss: (1) the necessity of investing in child care assistance programs, changes in the work force and family, difficulties in obtaining child care, various programs, and common issues of concern; (2) available assistance options, including direct and indirect services; (3) program development through needs assessment, the analysis of program feasibility, and program implementation and evaluation; and (4) the process of locating expert advice. Appendices provide a summary of three national surveys of corporations that offer child care assistance; a list of corporations that provide child care and related services; a primer on child care liability and insurance; and a list of suggested readings. (RH)
Descriptors: Day Care, Delivery Systems, Early Childhood Education, Employed Women, Employer Supported Day Care, Guidelines, Mothers, Program Development
Children's Action Alliance, 4001 North Third Street, Suite 160, Phoenix, AZ 85012.
Publication Type: Guides - Non-Classroom
Education Level: N/A
Sponsor: American Express Co., New York, NY.; Honeywell, Inc., Minneapolis, MN.
Authoring Institution: Children's Action Alliance, Phoenix, AZ.
Identifiers: Arizona; Business Role; Child Care Needs
Note: Support for this project also provided by Intergroup of Arizona and KAET-TV.