Cost of Child Care is Driving Some Parents Out of the Workforce
Workers – especially women – say the high cost of child care is driving them out of the labor force. Meanwhile, daycares struggle to retain staff and keep up with rising costs. Could new proposals out of Trenton help?
(NJ Spotlight News)
Employers, Workers Still Haven’t Solved Return-to-Work Puzzle
A New Approach for Getting the Youngest Children their Vaccines
The rollout of the vaccination program for children as young as six months old will look different from past initiatives, at least in New Jersey. Pediatric vaccines will be available
at the state’s two remaining regional COVID-19 mega-sites, but pediatricians, family doctors, community clinics and local health departments will also be among the first to offer the tot-sized doses. Drugstores have also requested early shipments. (NJ Spotlight News)
For Vaccinated Patients, Omicron Variant Less Likely to Cause Long COVID than the Previous Delta Variant
The omicron variant is much less likely to cause long COVID in vaccinated patients than the delta variant, according to findings released in the medical journal The Lancet
. Only about 5% of vaccinated COVID-19 patients infected with the omicron variant reported experiencing brain fog, heart problems or other health issues a month after testing positive for the disease. (NJ Spotlight News)
New Jersey's High School Graduation Test May Get a Rewrite
PHOTOS: Hundreds of N.J. Chamber Members Gather at the State Museum for our 25th Annual 'Open House'
Business and state government leaders filled the galleries and the outdoor mall of the New Jersey State Museum in Trenton on June 9 for the New Jersey Chamber of Commerce's 25th Annual Open House. See pictures here
. (N.J. Chamber of Commerce)