2022 Working Parents & Child Care Report
About the 2022 Working Parents & Child Care Report
An in-depth look at the ongoing child care crisis that was exacerbated by the pandemic: the impact on working families and employers, current gaps, and parent-desired solutions.
This report reveals what working parents most want from their employers and how adapting company policies can increase retention and productivity.
Key findings include these and more:
- 71% of parents say it’s difficult to find child care right now
- Parents ranked a child care benefit as their #1 choice for employer perks, outranking 401(k) matching, unlimited PTO, and performance bonuses
- 34% of working parents are actively seeking a new job or planning to in the next six months
- 73% of parents would be more likely to stay in a job, if their employer started offering a child care benefit