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Bruno, Holly Elissa – Exchange: The Early Childhood Leaders' Magazine Since 1978, 2010
Help for educators and administrators may be on the way in the form of "hold harmless" documents that allow for flexibility in enforcing program policies. Having a "No Babysitting policy," and "Hold Harmless" documentation will not stop one's program from being sued. However, with the "No Babysitting policy" and "Hold Harmless" documentation…
Descriptors: Child Caregivers, Child Care, Early Childhood Education, Legal Responsibility
Colorado State Dept. of Human Services, Denver. Div. of Child Care. – 1995
This report examines child care from a business perspective and proposes methods to help finance affordable, accessible, and high-quality child care in Colorado. The Commission's procedures are described, and data summaries are included. The following 12 recommendations are made: (1) establish model planning and zoning programs to increase and…
Descriptors: Business, Children, Community Development, Community Resources
Conroyd, S. Danielle – 1986
This presentation describes the child care center at Detroit's Mount Carmel Hospital, a division of the Sisters of Mercy Health Corporation employing approximately 1,550 women. Discussion focuses on reasons for establishing the center, facility acquisition, program details, program management, developmental philosophy, parent involvement, policy…
Descriptors: Day Care Centers, Early Childhood Education, Employer Supported Day Care, Hospitals
Sallee, Alvin L. – 1986
To further understanding of the complex issues regarding the provision of day care services, this paper presents an historical overview of national child care policy in the United States, and discusses the dimensions of working families' need for child care; the central policy issue of the relationship between work and the family; and incentives,…
Descriptors: Day Care, Early Childhood Education, Employed Parents, Employer Supported Day Care
Vanier Inst. of the Family, Ottawa (Ontario). – 1986
Contemporary Canadian families need a system of child care that is more appropriate to modern conditions than the present system is. Because many Canadian parents do not have extended families to turn to, they are increasingly paying for child care. More than half prefer a form of care other than the one they use. Canadian policy and programs…
Descriptors: Costs, Day Care, Early Childhood Education, Family Programs
North Carolina State Dept. of Administration, Raleigh. – 1981
Seven models representing the existing range of options of employer involvement in day care are described in this paper. The range of options are grouped into two categories: (1) company owned, operated, or subsidized child day care; and (2) employee assistance services, benefits, and policies. The models included in the first category are the…
Descriptors: Administrative Problems, Day Care, Early Childhood Education, Employer Employee Relationship
Massachusetts Bay Community Coll., Watertown. – 1985
The conference at which these two papers were presented was sponsored by the Employer Supported Child Care Network, the Executive Office of Economic Affairs, and the Massachusetts Bay Community College. Opening remarks were provided by President Roger Van Winkle of Massachusetts Bay Community College and Evelyn Murphy, Secretary of Economic…
Descriptors: Childhood Needs, Day Care, Day Care Centers, Early Childhood Education
Eastern Michigan Univ., Ypsilanti. – 1986
Options for expanding child care services to Eastern Michigan University students, staff, and faculty are presented by the special assistant to the university vice president for university marketing and student affairs. The university's policy statement concerning child care services is considered, along with the relationship of these services to…
Descriptors: College Students, Day Care Centers, Employed Parents, Employer Supported Day Care
Haiman, Peter, Ed.; Sud, Gian, Ed. – 1980
Many aspects of employer-sponsored child care programs--including key issues, costs and benefits, programmatic options, and implementation strategies--are discussed in these conference proceedings. Public policy issues, legal aspects of child care as an employee benefit, tax incentives for corporate child care, and funding sources for child care…
Descriptors: Day Care, Employer Employee Relationship, Family Day Care, Financial Support
Catalyst, New York, NY. – 1987
Described are principal options through which employers may address the child care concerns of their employees. Options fall into four general categories: financial assistance, time availability, direct care services, and provision of information. The principal options in the category of financial assistance are dependent care assistance plans and…
Descriptors: Day Care Centers, Employer Supported Day Care, Family Day Care, Flexible Working Hours
Collins, Natalie Madgy; And Others – 1982
Intended as a resource for corporate and industrial managers, employee groups, and others, this handbook provides basic discussion of child care and offers a guide for decision making. After the first chapter's brief introductory discussion of possible motives for becoming involved with child care, chapter 2 analyzes the phenomenon of the working…
Descriptors: Day Care, Day Care Centers, Decision Making, Early Childhood Education
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Verzaro-Lawrence, Marce; And Others – Young Children, 1982
Examines current needs and trends of child care options in the United States, and discusses industrial responses to providing day care services. The advantages and disadvantages of industry-related day care and options available are also discussed. (Author/DB)
Descriptors: Child Rearing, Day Care, Early Childhood Education, Employed Parents
Sher, Margery Leveen; Fried, Madeline – 1994
This book examines the business community's responsibility to aid employees and their families with child care. It provides information on why businesses should provide child care and how to plan and manage a work-place child care facility. The 11 chapters cover: (1) program design; (2) architecture; (3) playground design; (4) security; (5)…
Descriptors: Business Administration, Children, Day Care Centers, Educational Facilities Planning
Delaware Valley Child Care Council, Philadelphia, PA. – 1991
This booklet outlines a number of options available to employers to enable them to better cope with child care issues that they and their employees face. Major options include: (1) flexible work policies, such as flexible scheduling, alternate work places, shorter work weeks, and the consolidating of sick leave, holidays, and vacation time into…
Descriptors: Dual Career Family, Elementary Education, Employee Assistance Programs, Employer Employee Relationship
Eichman, Caroline – 1992
This guide is designed to help employers hire a qualified child care consultant who will evaluate child care options in light of employees' needs and help develop and implement appropriate child care options. These options include: (1) establishment of a child care facility; (2) financial assistance; (3) a resource and referral service; (4)…
Descriptors: Community Resources, Consultants, Early Childhood Education, Employer Employee Relationship
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