The U.S. Chamber of Commerce Foundation's new report— Piecing Together Solutions: Working Parents, Childcare, and COVID-19—finds that COVID-19 has altered the work environment of nearly 90% of working parents and caused two-thirds to adjust their childcare arrangements. Click here to view the full report.
Among other insights, the new report finds that:
- 75% of working parents currently have children staying at home with a parent during work hours
- Two-thirds of parents have changed their childcare arrangement due to COVID-19
- 60% of parents will need to change their current childcare arrangement within the next year
- 22% of parents are unsure whether they will return to their pre-COVID-19 working situation