Tag: paid time off


During HR Spring Cleaning, Don’t Forget Your Employee Handbooks

March 29, 2022

Via: HR Hero

Employee handbooks should be reviewed at least once a year. The arrival of spring 2022 marks a good time to revisit the manuals with counsel and update your policies and practices. Read on to learn about a handful of handbook […]

Development & Evaluation, Employee retention

How to budget for more employee benefit offerings

March 24, 2022

Via: HRD America

To compete for talent in this incredibly tight labor market, employers are having to increase their compensation and benefits packages beyond the traditional healthcare, dental, vision and 401(k) offers. Popular perks in 2022 include pet insurance, tuition reimbursement, unlimited paid […]

Development & Evaluation, Employee retention

Employers Weigh How to Manage Working Parents Absent Because of COVID-19

October 7, 2021

Via: HR Hero

Incredibly, COVID-19 has now affected a third school year. Working parents were previously able to rely on the federal Families First Coronavirus Response Act (FFCRA) to take leave in the event of school closures and/or remote learning because of COVID-19-related […]

Development & Evaluation, Employee retention

Training as a Retention Tool

July 6, 2020

Via: HR Hero

Precoronavirus, employers were pulling out all the stops to attract and retain top talent, because when it comes to talent retention, it’s no longer just about salaries and bonuses, flexible schedules, and abundant paid time off (PTO). Today’s employees value […]

Research, Software

Unlimited Paid Time Off Is a Deceptive Ploy in Today’s Workplace

August 9, 2019

Via: Workforce

Employees may be lured by the idea of unlimited paid time off but the reality is unlimited paid time off is often an egregious fabrication that employers tell their workforce. What is usually lost in the conversation is what employees […]

Research, Software

Risks of Improper Leave Administration

June 5, 2019

Via: HR Hero

Administering different types of paid and unpaid leave can be tricky, especially because so many of them overlap. There are legal ramifications to getting it right in many cases, but there are also risks to employee morale and turnover if […]

Research, Software

How Does Paid Leave Help Employers?

April 4, 2018

Via: HR Hero

Paid leave can be any type of leave that an employer offers to employees with pay. It includes things like sick days and vacation days, but most of the time when we’re discussing “paid leave,” the context is leave that […]


American Express Pushes Paid Parental Leave to 20 Weeks for Moms and Dads

December 14, 2016


American Express is expanding its paid parental leave policy to 20 weeks for all of its U.S.-based salaried employees—mothers and fathers—beginning Jan. 1, 2017. Ikea US is pushing paid parental leave to 16 weeks for salaried and hourly workers. In […]

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SHRM Survey Gives a Snapshot of Paid Leave Practices

October 6, 2016


The Society for Human Resource Management (SHRM) has released the findings of a new survey of its members about how the paid leave benefits their organizations offer. Parental Leave Mothers on average are given 41 paid days of maternity leave, […]