The lack of affordable and accessible childcare in Washington state has a significant impact on businesses and families:
- $2.08 billion estimated direct cost to employers due to turnover and missed work
- $6.5 billion in total estimated direct and lost opportunity costs
Hear from Amy Anderson, Government Affairs Director for the Association of Washington Business and co-chair of the statewide Child Care Collaborative Task Force about these issues and others facing employers due to a lack of affordable and accessible child care in Washington State.
Lunch is provided free of charge with advanced registration.