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Child Care Sp 12 _ BB-1 - Child Care Issues Labor Force...

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C hild C are I ssues
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Labor Force Participation of Women with Children Under Age 6, Selected Years (in percent)
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Returning to work Percentage of all mothers returning to work within the first six months of giving birth 55% Percentage of all mothers returning to work within the first year of giving birth 64% Percentage of parents who work in the private sector that have guaranteed unpaid parental leave through the Family and Medical Leave
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Parental leave policies: U.S. versus other countries U.S. 12 weeks of unpaid leave; only about 45% of workers eligible U.K. 18 weeks maternity leave; 90% pay for first 6 weeks then flat rate; 13 weeks unpaid parental (father) leave Italy 5 months maternity leave (80%); 6 months parental leave (30%) Norway 52 weeks maternity leave; 80% of prior earnings, plus 2 years
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The number of children in care Every day, 12 million preschoolers – including 6 million infants and toddlers are in child care. This is 3 out of 5 young children. Children enter care as early as 6 weeks of age and can be in care for as many at 40 hours per week until
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Child Care Issues Facing Working Families Families need child care that is available
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This note was uploaded on 02/28/2012 for the course FMSC 332 taught by Professor Evans during the Spring '08 term at Maryland.

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