Punching In: Jobless-Aid Fix Headed to the Negotiating Table (1)
By Bloomberg Law
The child-care system would need at least $9.6 billion a month in public funding during the pandemic, according to an April report from the Center for Law and Social Policy, the National Women’s Law Center, and Aaron Sojourner, a former senior economist for labor at the Council of Economic Advisers. That level of funding is needed to provide emergency relief, avoid permanent closure of child-care centers, and to assist with additional operational costs stemming from social distancing and cleaning requirements.
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