Today's labor pool is increasingly drawn from single parent and dual career families. As a result, work/family issues have emerged as a major concern for today's employer. By addressing their employees' child care needs, employers assure themselves of a more productive, more satisfied workforce.
According to the U.S. Department of Labor child care resource and referral services can reduce employee absence due to child care by forty percent. On average, female single parents miss 12.5 days per year because of child care issues. In dual career families, fathers are absent an average of 9 days per year and mothers 11.5 days. Research indicates that the cost of these absences is about $100 per day per employee.
Studies repeatedly show that investing in employer-supported child care can enhance the bottom line. Demonstrated benefits of family-friendly programs include:
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Coordinated Child Care of Pinellas, Inc. offers the following Corporate Services (fees may be accessed for some of these services):
Consultation for Development of On-Site Child Care Facility(ies)
This service is designed to assist corporations in determining the appropriateness and feasibility for establishing and operating an on-site child care facility.
This service provides assistance in bringing together groups of employers who collaborate in the development of child care options for their combined employees.
Child Care Executive Partnership
This service is designed to assist Corporations and their employees with the cost of child care as a fringe benefit. Employees may select from any of the legal child providers in the county. The state, via Coordinated Child Care, will match each dollar contributed and corporations may deduct the contributions as an ordinary business expense on their tax returns.
Child Care Purchasing Pool
This service is similar to the Executive Partnership, except the corporate contributions are used to serve children on the waiting list for scholarship child care. Families may select from any of the legal child providers in the County. The state will match each dollar contributed and corporations may deduct the contributions as an ordinary business expense on their tax returns.
Enhanced Resource and Referral Services
This service is designed to provide telephone or face-to-face consultation to employees for identifying, locating, and selection child care providers that meet their needs. Dedicated CCC staff also does the work of checking for vacancies and provides assistance in the interviewing process with potential child care providers. Assistance in determining whether the employee is eligible for child care subsidies is also provided.
On-Site Resource and Referral Service
This service is designed to provide private one-on-one sessions with a company's employees to assist them in identifying, locating, and selection child care providers that meet their needs.
Work Site Care Fairs
This service provides on-site information about child care arrangements, camps, and after school programs for school aged children.
Parental Pick Me Ups
This service involves one-on-one on-site sessions with employees to address specific child related concerns. Employees are also provided written resource materials related to the specific topic selected by the employee
Lunch and Learn Seminars
This service offers employees opportunities to hear a presentation on issues related to parenting and other work/family topics during their lunch breaks.
This service assists corporations in determining the needs of their employees for any of the above services via of survey research.
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