Child care ‘cliff effect’ jeopardizes working parents as incomes rise

A couple of years ago a mother came to Ray Jaramillo, director of a childcare center in Las Cruces. She worked for minimum wage at Burger King, but was offered a supervisory position with better hours and a wage bump to over $9 an hour. She worried the extra money could cause her to lose … Continue reading Child care ‘cliff effect’ jeopardizes working parents as incomes rise