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    Chip makers must provide child care plan for fund access

    February 28, 2023 // The agency is agnostic on how companies get this done. They could build company-run onsite facilities, or outsource to a vendor. Companies could sponsor care directly or provide vouchers, discounts or cash. They'd need to understand what kind of care is actually available in the region, amid a nationwide shortage with a lot of regional variation. The need for these plans runs along supply and demand lines. In many areas there aren't enough child care workers or facilities, and costs are unaffordable for people who might want to take these chip-related jobs. In some regions, care for one child costs 14-18% of a construction workers' gross wages, the presentation says.