Should HR consider giving staff family leave?

Should HR consider giving staff family leave?

Working during times of hardship can be tough, even for the most conscientious of employees. So, implementing a family-leave policy may be something that HR departments look into more closely. A recent article in the New York Post, detailed the working life of Ava Sloane, a manager at Deloitte.

She explained how her mother’s ailing health had made difficult for her to work as much as she previously had, since the dementia meant that her mother now had to relocate to a new nursing home. Slone said that she was “torn between managing this and working well”, until her boss suggested she take advantage of Deloitte’s family leave policy, which offers up to 16 weeks of paid time off.

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