Illinois Offering $1,000 Bonuses To Child Care Workers

Restaurant staff shortages have been making headlines, but day care is also facing a crisis as workers leave their jobs for higher pay.

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child care daycare
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Illinois Offering $1,000 Bonuses To Child Care Workers

Restaurant staff shortages have been making headlines, but day care is also facing a crisis as workers leave their jobs for higher pay.

Illinois is giving child care workers a $1,000 bonus in an effort to slow high turnover and fill vacant positions.

Reset looks at staffing challenges in the child care industry and how the state aims to lure day care employees back to work.

GUESTS: Heather Long, Washington Post economics correspondent

Teresa Ramos, vice president of public policy and advocacy at Illinois Action for Children

Rochelle Golliday, owner and executive director, Cuddle Care