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Companies and Child Care: It’s Time to Invest

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November 16, 2018

An Essay by Matthew K. Rose, Executive Chairman of BNSF Railway Company and Chair of the Board of the Dallas Federal Reserve Bank

In the Fall 2018 issue of Catalyst, Matthew K. Rose, Executive Chairman of BNSF Railway Company and Chair of the Board of the Dallas Federal Reserve Bank, lays out the business case for companies to invest in childcare for their parenting employees.

“Companies whose success depends upon attracting, retaining, and supporting a qualified workforce need to re-examine their human resources benefits and how they support child care to keep and support their talent.”

In light of the growing workforce demands and tightening talent pool that Texas faces in the coming decades, Matt’s call for companies to invest in childcare points to an important role companies can play in ensuring a large, employable Texas workforce.

September 28, 2018

The Weight of Student Debt

Students are carrying large amounts of student debt with them into the start of their careers. Learn more about the state of student loan debt across the country and consider the implications for Texas which needs to dramatically expand the pipeline of higher education graduates to meet the demands of the labor market.

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