20 May 2015 - US-based employer-sponsored child care
, early education, and work/life solutions provider Bright Horizons Family Solutions (NYSE: BFAM) has acquired US-based Hildebrandt Learning Centers, the company said.
Tocio is president and chief operating officer of Bright Horizons Family Solutions, a provider of employer-sponsored child care
and early education based in Watertown and with a facility at UMass Memorial Medical Center -- University Campus, Worcester
Bright Horizons Family Solutions[R] (www.brighthorizons.com) is the world's leading provider of employer-sponsored child care
, early education and work/life solutions.
It is with the last category of practices, specifically the provision of employer-sponsored child care
services, that this paper seeks to engage.
She is also cofounder of Bright Horizons Family Solutions, the nation's largest provider of employer-sponsored child care
and a Fortune "100 Best Companies to Work For."
Bright Horizons Children's Center, LLC, a provider of employer-sponsored child care
, has signed three, five-year lease renewals totaling 20,950 s/f.
Key goals include immunizing all children by age two; creating a kindergarten readiness public awareness campaign; developing citywide pre-kindergarten program standards; expanding the public library's literacy outreach programs for child care centers; and making the municipal government a leader in employer-sponsored child care
The proposal to enhance tax and National Insurance Contribution exemptions for employer-sponsored child care
has the potential to offer particular benefits to both sides.
* 85% offered employer-sponsored child care
benefit programs, up from 74% in 1992.
One of the more interesting results was the positive impact of employer-sponsored child care
on earnings, especially for women.
A 1987 BLS study of employer-sponsored child care
benefits found that about 25,000, or 2 percent, of all establishment with at least 10 employees sponsor day care centers; an additional 3 percent, or 35,000 establishments, provide some type of financial assistance for child care; and three-fifths of all establishments had some practice that benefits working parents, such as flexi-time, part-time work options, and flexible leave policies.(12)
The change, they say, will be driven by three factors: more vocal employee demand for employer-sponsored child care
, the changing nature of the work force and increasing competition for skilled workers.