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USA – Parents are time squeezed, these policies can help (Brookings)

Pulcherie BekonoMorgan Welch, and Hannah Van Drie

As many companies consider or implement a return to work, ensuring that there is a strong infrastructure in place to support working parents is at the forefront of the policy conversation. As our economy continues to rebound, it is more important than ever that the basic needs of all caregivers are met. Richard Reeves and Isabel Sawhill outline several policies that can ease the pressure on caregivers and working parents in A New Contract with the Middle Class. They discuss the need for paid family leave, schooldays matching workdays, universal pre-K, subsidized childcare and mid-career sabbaticals.

Parents are time squeezed, these policies can help (brookings.edu)