Almost Two Thousand Childcare Workers To Strike Today

The Early Years Alliance is organising the nationwide action.

Thousands of childcare providers and staff are protesting today over ongoing funding issues in the sector.

The Early Years Alliance is organising the nationwide strike, which will see hundreds of creches close for the days, to highlight the extent of the issue.

Regina Bushell, managing director of Grovelands and chairperson of representative group Seas Suas, says childcare providers are now struggling to say in business with rising costs, including high insurance premiums.

She also says staffing is becoming increasingly difficult:

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