Tag: caregivers


Providing Workplace Benefits for Parents and Caregivers

September 16, 2022

Via: Natalie Dunn

There is no question about the fact that the COVID-19 pandemic disproportionately impacted communities in the US and abroad, with low-income communities, communities of color, women, parents and caregivers facing numerous pressures. According to a study conducted in Australia, parents […]


Caring for Caregivers: Understanding Caregiver Discrimination Under Federal Laws

August 18, 2022

Via: HR Hero

As we enter the third year of a pandemic, the ongoing disruption caused by COVID-19 and its variants often leaves employers juggling legal and business considerations regarding their workforce. Specifically, many employees are also caregivers, whether they are caring for […]

Development & Evaluation, Employee retention

Caregiver Return to Work

June 15, 2022

Via: HR Hero

As the war on talent continues to put pressure on employers of all sizes, many are contemplating how and when a return to the workplace might unfold. In the past two years, employees have experienced more flexibility and integration of […]

Development & Evaluation, Employee retention

How to Get Started Supporting Caregivers

November 5, 2021

Via: HR Hero

There are more than 53 million caregivers in the United States – and from the legislation at the federal and local levels, they are emerging as the new protected class of workers. And it’s about time. For decades, caregivers have […]

Development & Evaluation, Employee retention

Advice to HR: How to Keep Women on the Job Through COVID-19 and Beyond

February 22, 2021

Via: HR Hero

A record number of women have left the workforce since the pandemic began. More than 860,000 women dropped out of the workforce as of September 2020 compared with just over 200,000 men. The current unemployment rate for women has more […]

Research, Software

Study Reveals Top Employee Caregiving Challenges Employers Need to Understand

December 14, 2018

Via: HR Hero

Caregiving has been labeled a national health crisis by the National Alliance for Caregiving. According to a Gallup-Healthways survey, over 20% of employees are providing traditional caregiving to family members. As a result of their caregiving responsibilities, 70% report work-related […]

Research, Software

Paid leave for caregivers of adults with dementia is charting new territory in the workplace

November 28, 2018

Via: HR Dive

Caregiving of family members with Alzheimer’s and other forms of dementia might be an uncharted area that employers will want to note and step in with support. Flexible work schedules are a top benefit among caregivers, according to an Unum […]