On-Site/Consortium Sponsored Child Care

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On-site child care is located at an employers’ workplace. For consortium sponsored child care, employers join forces to finance child care run, often run by a contracted operator. Employers can subsidize the cost of care so employees can pay below-market rates, or employers can ask employees to pay full cost for care.

SAS Employee Services

Example of benefits, programs and facilities that help employees and their families through problem-solving, coaching, resources and referrals, and educational programs.

Family Forward NC – Guide to Family Friendly Workplaces

Family Forward NC is an innovative initiative to improve children’s health and well-being and keep North Carolina’s businesses competitive. It is employer-led change to increase access to research-based, family-friendly practices — big and small — that improve workplace productivity, recruitment and retention; grow a strong economy; and support children’s healthy development.

UNC Benefits: Child Care Resource & Referral Service

UNC contracts with Child Care Services Association (CCSA) to administer the UNC Childcare Resource & Referral program to help UNC employees and students access affordable high-quality child care for their children. This service is provided free of charge to UNC affiliates.

Bank of America Example of Benefits

Example of the comprehensive benefits and programs offered, including back-up childcare, free research and referral, and educational resources for children.

Family Forward NC: Sample Family-Friendly Policies for the Workplace

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This site contains a sample list of policies and benefits that companies can offer to help employees and their families thrive. Family Forward NC ™ is an initiative of the North Carolina Early Childhood Foundation. It was founded by Blue Cross and Blue Shield of North Carolina and is fueled by the North Carolina Institute… Continue reading Family Forward NC: Sample Family-Friendly Policies for the Workplace

Child Care Shortages Holding Back North Carolina Economy, Business Leaders Say

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North Carolina business leaders are calling for changes in child care to help stimulate the state’s economy and replenish the workforce, citing a new report that says child care is a crucial part of the overall workforce.

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