Best Buy to subsidize child care for employees

BY CSA Staff

Best Buy has added a key benefit sure to appeal to working parents.

The consumer electronics retailer has contracted with [email protected] to provide full- and part-time employees 10 days of subsidized backup child care per year, reported the Star Tribune. The employee copay is $10.

Best Buy is not the only retailer to partner with [email protected] In October, Starbucks announced it had entered into an arrangement with the firm to offer its 180,000 U.S. associates working at company-owned stores 10 subsidized backup care days a year for kids and adults.

“No one should ever have to choose between coming to work or making sure they have quality care for their child,” Charlie Montreuil, Best Buy’s senior VP of human resources, said in the Star Tribune report.

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