Employer-Sponsored Child Care Makes About.com's List of Top Trends in Child Care

About.com recently released their list of the Top 12 Trends in Child Care for 2009. Number 4 on that list is:

Corporate child care is raising the bar in terms of quality child care. An increasing number of companies are either offering (or considering) in-house child care centers as a perk for attracting and retaining top employees. In addition, more companies are partnering with child care centers to offer discounted rates or even special hours for employees. Some developers are even focusing on including a child care facility as part of master planning of new areas, knowing that having a quality child care center nearby will make the area more desirable for both employers and employees alike."