H.Con.Res. 99: Supporting the goals and ideals of a National Early Educator Worthy Wage Day

H.Con.Res. 99

Supporting the goals and ideals of a National Early Educator Worthy Wage Day

Sponsor
Rep. Carolyn McCarthy

Date
April 27, 2009 (111th Congress, 1st Session)

Staff Contact
Sarah Makin

Floor Situation

H.Con.Res. 99 is expected to be considered on the floor of the House under a motion to suspend the rules on April 27, 2009. This resolution was introduced by Representative Carolyn McCarthy (D-NY) on April 2, 2009, and referred to the Committee on Education and Labor, which took no further action.

Bill Summary

H.Con.Res. 99 would resolve that the "Congress supports the goals and ideals of National Early Educator Worthy Wage Day, and urges public officials and the general public to honor early childhood care and education staff and programs in their communities and to work together to resolve the early childhood education staff compensation crisis."

Background

May 1 is recognized by the Center for the Child Care Workforce, a project of the American Federation of Teachers Educational Foundation, the National Association for the Education of Young Children and other early childhood organizations, as National Early Educator Worthy Wage Day.