There’s a childcare worker problem in the country... with tens of thousands of childcare workers quitting their jobs. Why? They weren’t paid very well and with job shortages across the country and higher paying jobs available, many childcare workers are choosing to change careers.
According to the Washington Post, the childcare industry is still down close to 130,000 workers after losing 10% of its workforce during the pandemic and the situation is likely to get worse. (Jezebel)