SAN JOSE SPOTLIGHT: Lacking childcare: Santa Clara County’s employees would turn down promotions

Almost two-thirds of Santa Clara County employees say juggling work and childcare has made it impossible to achieve their career goals—even saying they’d turn down promotions.

“It’s horrible because you feel like a bad worker and a bad parent at the same time and you’re basically just trying to keep your child alive,” an employee said in an anonymous study.

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