Tag: Parental Leave

Workplace wellness

5 Ways to Help Working Mothers Advance Their Careers

June 9, 2020

Via: HR Hero

HR responsibilities can be more complex than just offering good benefits or a welcoming and supportive office culture. For instance, how can you support working mothers in building their careers as they also raise children? Women who choose to start […]

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Staying Compliant With School-Related Parental Leave Laws

January 6, 2020

Via: Spark

Several states have laws that allow employees to take time off for school-related meetings and activities. As any parent knows, it’s a constant challenge balancing the demands of work with those of raising a child. To increase flexibility in the […]

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Recent Settlement Suggests Shift Toward More Parental Leave Parity

December 17, 2019

Via: HR Hero

A recent legal settlement over a parental leave dispute may encourage employers to move toward more gender-neutral parental leave policies. JPMorgan Chase settled a class action lawsuit filed by the American Civil Liberties Union (ACLU) on behalf of male employees […]

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Employee Focus: How to Help Employees Return from Parental Leave

July 15, 2019

Via: HR Hero

Employees returning from parental leave, whether that’s maternity/paternity leave or Family and Medical Leave Act (FMLA) leave, often have a unique set of needs to ease their transition back into working full-time. This is important for employers to be cognizant […]

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Does Your Organization Offer Paid Family Leave?

July 2, 2019

Via: HR Hero

At SHRM’s 2019 Annual Conference & Exposition, I got to sit down with paid family leave expert Breanna Scott, CSPO and Director of Business Relations at The Standard. We discussed the state of paid family leave today and what it […]

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Paid Parental Leave: A Workplace Exception or Trend?

November 6, 2018

Via: Workforce

For the longest time, many employers differentiated between “maternity” leave and “paternity” leave in their policy manuals. A typical maternity leave would offer six to 12 weeks of salary replacement for new mothers, while offering only one to two weeks […]

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Parental Leave Policy Options

July 5, 2018

Via: HR Hero

Does your organization offer parental leave beyond the Family and Medical Leave Act (FMLA)? Do you offer paid parental leave? Are your parental leave options available for both mothers and fathers? While employers in the United States are not yet […]

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Benefits Employees Appreciate Most in 2018

May 11, 2018

Via: HR Hero

In today’s tight labor market, companies can’t afford losing top talent. With three in every four employees more likely to stay with their employer just based off their benefits package, it’s important for companies to identify which benefits matter most […]

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Why Employees Are Quitting

April 24, 2018

Via: HR Hero

When turnover rates start increasing, the question on every HR professional’s mind is: Why? Why are employees quitting more now than before? And what can be done about it? Naturally, there are probably hundreds of individual, specific reasons employees leave. […]

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How to Inspire Employees After Parental Leave Ends

November 10, 2016


Just as companies offer expanded paid-parental-leave programs to recruit and retain employees, employers can distinguish themselves by offering benefits and flexible schedules for parents once they return to the workplace, too. It can be tough for parents of infants, toddlers […]

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Is Your Parental Leave Policy Sending the Wrong (Maybe Illegal) Message?

October 12, 2016

Via: Ere Media

On average, organizations gave mothers 41 paid days of maternity leave, compared with 22 paid days of paternity leave for fathers. That statistic comes from 2016 Paid Leave in the Workplace, a survey recently conducted by the Society for Human Resource […]