In Brief: May 28, 2001

FAMILY IS JOB ONE Corporate child care is hardly a new concept, but the Ford Motor Co. is promising to take this benefit to a new level. The company will offer an ambitious range of subsidized services that include 24-hr. on-site child care, summer camp and tutoring for middle schoolers, recreation and SAT prep for teens as well as financial planning for retirees and assistance to shut-in seniors. Beginning this fall and working closely with the UAW, Ford will roll out the red carpet for employees at 31 family service and learning centers over the next two years.

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