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1. Natural Disaster Response: Stepping Up, Giving Back and Leading Forward

We can’t always predict a natural disaster and the damage it will cause, but we can take steps to be prepared and extend assistance and support to those affected.

Tags: communications, EAPs, emotional health, flexible work, leave, stress
2. Forget What You Know about Work & Family

The experience of the American family has changed drastically. Today, there are more dual-earner households, single parents and female breadwinners than ever before. By the same token, demographic shifts and technology breakthroughs have transformed the nature of work. It’s not surprising that work-life struggles are common.

It is, however, time to rethink what we know about work and family. As we recognize National Work and Family Month, let’s reflect on some of today’s work-life secrets and what you can do to stay ahead of the curve.

Tags: engagement, family-friendly, job satisfaction, caregivers, work-life balance, leave
3. What Women Want-at Work

In our modern world, flexibility is the freedom to thrive in and out of the office, and it’s what women want. Today’s top talent is attracted to forward-thinking, flexible, and family-friendly workplaces. 

After decades of growth, women’s participation in the U.S. workforce has been declining. In 1990, the United States had the sixth highest female workforce participation rate of 24 OECD economies. By 2014, it dropped to 22nd.1 Research indicates the lack of family-friendly policies accounted for approximately 28% of the relative decline.2

Tags: flexible work, job satisfaction, work-life balance, caregivers, leave
4. State and Local Paid Leave Laws Cause Compliance Headaches for Employers

A number of cities and states have enacted laws requiring employers to offer paid sick leave to employees. Each state and local government law varies, increasing administrative burden and causing compliance headaches for large multi-state employers, many of which already provide generous paid leave programs for employees. More states and cities are considering legislation in 2017 to mandate paid sick leave. 

Tags: public policy, leave, compliance, leave management, State and Local Governments
5. State and Local Governments Enact Paid Leave Mandates

In response to President Obama’s 2015 State of the Union Address and subsequent urging by the U.S. Department of Labor, state and local governments across the country have enacted paid leave mandates requiring employers to provide paid sick and parental/family leave.

Tags: leave, policy, State and Local Governments
6. Americans Really ARE Workaholics

Americans really are workaholics, according to a new poll of employed adults, with consequences for their own health, the health of others, and maybe the health and sustainable performance of their employers.

Tags: emotional health, job satisfaction, performance, productivity, stress, work-life balance, leave, flexible work, resilience

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