Infographic: Pregnancy & Parental Leave In America

Posted by Shahlla Karmali on Feb 26, 2019 12:30:00 PM

For employers managing pregnancy and parental leave in the workplace, it's often hard to keep track of all of the paid and unpaid leave and accommodation laws that can apply to an employee's request, not to mention organizational policies! In fact, managing all of the various types of leave laws that may apply to employees is expected to be one of the top challenges facing human resources in 2019

Topics: Infographic, Parental Leave, Paid Family Leave, Paid Parental Leave

Is Implementing Paid Parental Leave Right For Your Organization?

Posted by Shahlla Karmali on Mar 15, 2018 1:37:05 PM

Many new parents are entitled to take up to 12 weeks of leave under the Family and Medical Leave Act (FMLA) following the birth, adoption or fostering of a child. Despite granting job protection to new parents, FMLA leave doesn’t mandate wage replacement. This may be problematic for parents who are juggling the extra costs that come with having a new addition in the family. Only 12% of private sector U.S. employees have access to paid family leave benefits, as employers are not required to provide paid time off for the birth, adoption or fostering of a child, unless they are located within states or municipalities which mandate it.

Topics: Parental Leave, Paid Parental Leave

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