As the US birth rate declines, millennial women are realizing having kids comes at a cost. There's also a lot more to life in the post-2008 economy.
Troy Littleton tweeted about the crib he put in his lab for his grad student Karen Cunningham. The tweet, one of just a few in his life, went viral.
Around 10 million US mothers with school-age children were not actively working in January, partly because of childcare difficulties.
Unpaid care work at just a minimum wage would amount to 9% of global GDP, BofA finds, projecting 269 million new jobs from the space by 2030.
Big firms like Chipotle are hiking pay and expanding incentives amid concerns of a labor shortage. Biden's policies could encourage others to follow.
President Joe Biden wants to establish universal pre-K, and a massive new study shows the benefits it has on attendees can last for years afterward.
If you can't pick up your kid on time, you can pay for pricy after-school care. You're planning to be a working parent, so that should be fine, right?
Three senators who have worked to support mothers - Kirsten Gillibrand, Patty Murray and Elizabeth Warren - told Insider that Biden's plan must pass.
The president has installed a diverse team to push forward his business and economic agenda, which includes tackling entrenched inequities
The workers said they're paid an average of $20/hour and are mad Google isn't footing the bill, despite saving $1 billion annually due to remote work.
Democrats and Republicans drew opposite conclusions from April's jobs report and about the way forward in healing an economy battered by the pandemic.
Biden's new $1.8 trillion plan aims to save families $15,000 a year in childcare costs, but the Republican senator for Utah wants direct payments.
Some parents wouldn't have to pay for childcare under Biden's $1.8 trillion American Families Plan, and workers would see hourly wages go up to $15.
The plan would extend cash payments for parents and set up universal pre-K and free community college for all - paid for with tax hikes on the rich.
The proposal from Massachusetts Rep. Richard Neal would also make permanent a $300 monthly check program for parents from the Democratic stimulus law.
The proposal is an effort to keep in place a revamped child tax credit, although Biden is likely to reject it in his latest infrastructure plan.
The Republican senator from Missouri would offer the same amount of federal cash regardless of the number of children but less to single parents.