Labor is either a cost to be minimized or a place to invest, according to one of the speakers in this episode, "Finding Fairness in Wages." What's a fair wage? Why do we pay child care workers a wage that doesn't seem to reflect the value of their important work?
Learn more from these speakers: Henry Fields, Workforce Analyst and Economist for the Oregon Employment Department in Lane and Douglas Counties; Sarah Kalloch, Executive Director of The Good Jobs Institute; and Megan Pratt, Coordinator of the Oregon Child Care Research Partnership.
(This program was broadcast on Nov. 12, 2021)