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Feeney Mary K., Stritch Justin M., September, 2019
Reports & Papers
Peer Reviewed
Family-friendly policies and culture are important components of creating a healthy work environment and are positively related to work outcomes for public employees and organizations. Furthermore, family-friendly policies and culture are critical…
Guo Jing, Zan Hua, 2018
Reports & Papers
Peer Reviewed
The increase of women’s participation in the labor force and the changes in family structure in past decades call for modifications in work-life support policies, such as paid family leave, for working parents (AEI-Brookings Working Group on Paid…
Whitebook Marcy, McLean Caitlin, April, 2017
Fact Sheets & Briefs
Many pre-K teachers across the nation are expected to earn a bachelor's degree, similar to their peers teaching older children. Yet salaries and benefits remain consistently lower for pre-K teachers than for elementary school teachers. Increasingly…
Lee Barbara C., Salzwedel Marsha, Chyou Po-Huang, Liebman Amy K., 2017
Reports & Papers
Peer Reviewed
The goal of this project was to protect children while parents work in agriculture by improving off-farm services for children of migrant and seasonal farm workers. Large agricultural enterprises have policies forbidding children in the worksite. At…
Barnett W. Steven, Kasmin Richard, 2017
Reports & Papers
In this paper, we provide insight into the current landscape and efficacy of compensation parity policy in state-funded pre-K. Special focus is placed on what policies states employ to require that compensation of preschool teachers to be equivalent…
McLean Caitlin, Dichter Harriet, Whitebook Marcy, 2017
Reports & Papers

Teachers in publicly funded pre-kindergarten programs across the nation are increasingly expected to earn educational qualifications and credentials similar to their peers teaching older children. Yet salaries and benefits remain consistently…

McLean Caitlin, Dichter Harriet, Whitebook Marcy, 2017
Executive Summary
Teachers in publicly funded pre-kindergarten programs across the nation are increasingly expected to earn educational qualifications and credentials similar to their peers teaching older children. Yet salaries and benefits remain consistently lower…
Thomason Sarah, Bernhardt Annette, December, 2016
Other
In April 2016, California passed legislation to increase the state minimum wage annually until it reaches $15 an hour in 2023 for all businesses. As a result, child care centers and licensed in-home providers will be required to increase the wages…
United States. Government Accountability Office, October, 2016
Reports & Papers
In 2015, the Head Start child development program provided federal funds to local grantees that employed over 90,000 teachers. Some of these grantees run programs that do not run during the summer, and some teachers may, in turn, seek UI benefits to…
United States. Government Accountability Office, October, 2016
Fact Sheets & Briefs
In 2015, the Head Start child development program provided federal funds to local grantees that employed over 90,000 teachers. Some of these grantees run programs that do not run during the summer, and some teachers may, in turn, seek UI benefits to…
Lee Soomi, Duvander Ann-Zofie, Zarit Steven H., September, 2016
Other
Peer Reviewed
South Korea has extremely low rates of fertility and labor force participation by women during their childbearing years, whereas Sweden has high rates for both. Variations in family policy models may explain differences in fertility and women's…
Hallden Karin, Levanon Asaf, Kricheli-Katz Tamar, Fall 2016
Reports & Papers
Peer Reviewed
Previous research shows considerable variation in the strength of the motherhood wage penalty across countries, which has partially been attributed to differences in policies supporting maternal employment. Although such policies are usually…
Haskova Hana, Saxonberg Steven, September, 2016
Other
Peer Reviewed
The authors combine historical and sociological institutional analysis to show that despite the political and socio-economic transformation in 1990s, the institutional development during and before the communist era provides the best explanation for…
Rojas Eugenio, Sanchez Rafael, Villena Mauricio G., May, 2016
Reports & Papers
Peer Reviewed
In several countries governments fund childcare provision but in many others it is privately funded as labor regulation mandates that firms have to provide childcare services. For this later case, there is no empirical evidence on the effects…
Child Care Law Center (San Francisco, Calif.), April, 2016
Fact Sheets & Briefs
This analysis examines SB 3, a bill designed to incrementally raise California's minimum wage to $15 per hour by 2022. The focus is on possible associated changes in the field of childcare, particularly in the areas of workforce wages, subsidy…