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day care

The supervision of dependents during working hours. The goals of day care are to provide adequate, affordable care for young children or dependent adults, esp. while the primary caregivers are at work.
See also: care
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The bill, coauthored by more than 30 representatives, mandates the creation of plantilla positions in all day- care centers nationwide, which would grant day-care workers with security of tenure and other rights and benefits provided under civil-service rules
The short video, apparently shot by one of the staff members at the day-care, shows the day-care in-charge beating and shouting at the child.
There are about 32,787 day-care centers workers in 41,943 barangays nationwide, the lawmaker siblings said.
An additional 402 children (32%) attended a small, home-based day-care program for 3-8 children younger than age 2 1/2, while 249 (20%) attended a large day-care program (up to 10 groups of 8-12 children per "class") before age 2 1/2.
Verge's departure in 2005, subsequent school administrations soon discovered that the day-care program was not nearly as profitable as it had been billed and discovered that the cost of staff and overhead for the day care was being accounted for in the school operating budget, masking the true cost of its operation.
162 allows a corporate taxpayer to deduct the ordinary and necessary expenses of its business, the mere fact that B might not have been able to work for the S corporations unless day care was provided to her children does not necessarily mean that the payment of A and B's day-care expenses is an ordinary and necessary expense of the S corporations.
She did not answer reporters' questions whether any new money for day care would be given back to the public day-care centres or channelled into private day care.
Indeed, the entire day-care apparatus could be viewed as a means of "treating" American children excessively attached to home and family, and insufficiently devoted to collective life.
A new corridor was created from underused nursing home space on the first floor, helping to connect the nursing home and a new adult day-care center to the assisted living facility.
Julia Goodwin, who edits Prima Baby magazine and is a member of RAPPID, said: "Any parent knows only too well their child is more likely to pick up coughs, colds and other infections in a day-care environment.
Premiums are up 10% to 30% for summer camps, day-care centers and nursery schools, but the price increase is more a function of the hard market, poor investment returns and other emerging risks, rather than the sexual abuse allegations.
In addition to the extra income, the new business allowed Murphy & Sons to build a new facility that houses both the pool and spa and the day-care center components.