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Jack and Jill's child care capacity to expand

...turnover rates. Juneau's 65 percent turnover rate nearly doubles the national average.Childcare workers also face low wages. The average childcare worker makes less than half Juneau's average salary of $44,000 and nearly $30,000 less than...

http://juneauempire.com/local/2012-08-20/jack-and-jills-child-care-capacity-expa
Local
Raising minimum wage will help businesses succeed

...the typical low-wage worker is an adult woman. Think of your waitress or cashiers at chain stores. Think of the childcare worker who takes care of your son or daughter, or the health aide who helps your mother or grandfather. Our members know...

http://juneauempire.com/opinion/2013-03-28/raising-minimum-wage-will-help-busine
Opinion
Juneau Empire Story Archive

...Education would require that all childcare workers in licensed facilities be fingerprinted...Education would require that all childcare workers in licensed facilities be fingerprinted...Education would require that all childcare workers in licensed facilities be fingerprinted...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/050901/Loc_Regulations.shtml
Child care may be bolstered in Juneau

...positions turn over, they're typically filled with people less qualified than their predecessors."For every 5.5 childcare workers in Juneau, only 1 has basic child care development credentials," she said.Schijvens also focused on data from...

http://juneauempire.com/local/2011-09-05/child-care-may-be-bolstered-juneau
Local
Kids care

...then compared some statistical data from the (Juneau Economic Development Council), which compared salaries of childcare workers to those of school district teachers. The children were shocked at the discrepancy because they had just learned...

http://juneauempire.com/neighbors/2012-05-20/kids-care
Neighbors
Sacrifice for your kids

...you know belong in your child by having one parent stay home. Don't leave this critically important task to a childcare worker who you know little about and is (unfortunately) underpaid and overworked. As for those parents who continue to...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/052201/Ope_Letter1.html
Opinion
Increasing the burden

...And that we can do better for our children in the future. Please just think about what this does to parents, childcare workers and the people who work on the buses. They don't make that much and cutting the run times means they make even...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/062003/let_increasing.shtml
Opinion
Juneau Empire Story Archive

...you know belong in your child by having one parent stay home. Don't leave this critically important task to a childcare worker who you know little about and is (unfortunately) underpaid and overworked. As for those parents who continue to...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/052201/Ope_Letter1.shtml
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