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Dana Sumpter Quoted on Summertime Childcare in Business Insider

June 22, 2022  | 1 min read

While summer is a time of leisure for families everywhere, summer is also two months of childcare headaches for 43 million working parents across the country. The pandemic has exacerbated the challenges, with childcare becoming increasingly costly and hard to find. Pepperdine Graziadio Business School faculty member Dana Sumpter was recently quoted in Business Insider on how the summertime-childcare crunch is impacting parents. Sumpter says even when you have the right plans in place, things can quickly fall apart. “Camp might shut down due to staff sicknesses or your child could be exposed to COVID and need to stay home," Sumpter said in the article. “People desperately need employer and manager support.”

The full article is available at Business Insider.