Members of Congress Stand With Workers and Parents To Call for $15 for Child Care Workers and Quality, Affordable Child Care for Parents

Yesterday members of the Congressional Progressive Caucus (CPC) along with child care workers, parents, and supporters joined together by the U.S. Capitol to announce a resolution that “calls for high-quality, guaranteed, affordable and accessible child care for every American family and a strong child care workforce that is paid a living wage of at least […]

SEIU: President Proposes Life-Changing Investments in America’s Working Families in State of the Union Address

Read a statement from SEIU President Mary Kay Henry addressing Tuesday night’s State of the Union Address. WASHINGTON—Following this evening’s State of the Union address by President Obama, SEIU International President Mary Kay Henry issued the following statement: “Tonight we heard from a president who won’t back down when it comes to standing up for America’s […]

Worthy Work, STILL Unlivable Wages

To mark the 25th anniversary of the National Child Care Staffing Study, Marcy Whitebook, Deborah Phillips, and Carollee Howes, the principal investigators and authors of the study, have released a white paper examining the progress over the past quarter-century in improving early childhood teaching jobs and attracting and retaining a well-prepared workforce able to foster […]