Three Family Forward NC Employers Make Best Of List

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Three employers featured in our Guide to Family Forward Workplaces made Business North Carolina’s 2020 Best Employers in NC list.  Wilmington-based N2 Publishing, Raleigh-based Coastal Credit Union and Durham-based Forrest Firm each earned a spot on the list, which is…

A Snapshot of Child Care Relief Options During COVID-19

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Child Care Relief Options at the Federal and State Level As many businesses close their doors due to the COVID-19 (Coronavirus) pandemic, child care centers are feeling the financial strain. 45% of child care centers are losing income because families…

Economic Loss Due to Challenges in Childcare

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These are unprecedented times—almost all parents have disruptions in their child care in the midst of COVID-19, and so many closures are causing economic uncertainty. Recently, the US Chamber of Commerce Foundation created a report that highlighted the significant child…

Two Years of Research, Work and Support

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Today, the NC Early Childhood Foundation’s Family Forward NC released our biennial report showcasing two years of groundbreaking work fostering employer-led change in family-friendly practices. The research and outreach conducted since the initiative launched in 2017 aims to help employers…

Calling all HR Consultants: We're Hiring!

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As part of our Family Forward NC initiative, the NC Early Childhood Foundation is hiring an HR consultant. The consultant will support a learning community to assist NC employers motivated to identify and add industry-appropriate, family-friendly benefits to their workplaces.…

A Big Step Forward: Parental Leave for Federal Employees

National
More than two million American families are getting some good news in 2020. A provision safely tucked inside the National Defense Authorization Act called The Federal Employee Paid Leave Act provides federal employees with up to 12 weeks paid parental…