Tag: Paternity Leave

Development & Evaluation, Employee retention

Half of employers support extending paternity leave and pay

August 31, 2022

Via: Personnel Today

A survey of 2,000 senior HR decision-makers for its Employer focus on working parents report finds that 49% of organisations only offer the statutory one to two weeks’ leave for fathers or partners. Just 3% provide three weeks’ leave, 9% […]

Workplace wellness

Supporting New Parent Employees Beyond Paid Leave

January 7, 2020

Via: HR Hero

Paid maternity and paternity leave has been a long-debated topic in the United States, as it is one of the last remaining developed countries without formal legislation in place guaranteeing working parents paid time off to care for their new […]

Workplace wellness

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 […]

Development & Evaluation, Engagement

Harvard Gives 5 Ways to Be Family-Friendly (and None of Them Involve Maternity/Paternity Leave)

June 11, 2019

Via: Evil HR Lady

Maternity leave and paternity leave are great. Sometimes it’s required, if your employee qualifies for FMLA, and sometimes it’s something your company does to help retain great employees. Offering support for nursing mothers is also great. Daycare subsidies or onsite […]