Explaining Parental Leave Laws in Australia

Global People Strategist

In Australia, any resident having a baby (or adopting one under the age of 16) may be entitled to Parental Leave Pay, which is an initiative of the Australian government. In addition to that, their employer may also grant an expectant parent paid parental leave.

Parental Leave in Serbia

Global People Strategist

In order to facilitate households where both the wife and the husband are working, Serbia has come up with comprehensive maternity and paternity leave laws. Pregnant women are allowed to take their leave up to 45 days before the expected date of delivery, upon producing a medical certificate.

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Generous Parental Leave Laws

Global People Strategist

The parental leave laws in a country reflect its stance on gender equality. Countries that divide responsibilities equally between the two parents break away from conventional gender stereotypes and roles and promote gender equality.

Impact.com launches global parental leave policy

Employee Benefits

Partnership management platform Impact.com has introduced a new global parental leave policy that outlines the enhanced support available to employees. The post Impact.com launches global parental leave policy appeared first on Employee Benefits.

General Mills enhances parental leave policy

Employee Benefits

Global food business General Mills has enhanced its parental leave policy for its UK and Ireland employees as of this month. Its goal is that this will benefit all parents, regardless of gender, by creating a more equitable workplace.

How to retain parents after parental leave

HR Digest

In a 2019 survey by service provider Workplace Options 23% of employed parents indicated that they had at some point considered giving up their job – due to incompatibility with childcare. Your organization’s parental leave concept might cover the following points: Before parental leave.

4 Countries with the Best Parental Leave Laws

Global People Strategist

A country’s parental leave policy is often a reflection of how the country views gender equality. By dividing responsibilities between both parents, a country encourages gender equality and breaks free from traditional gender roles. Each parent gets 13 weeks off from work.

Template: Paid Parental Leave Change Best Practices | BerniePortal

BerniePortal

Use the following template and best practices to announce a change to your paid parental leave policy.

IAG New Zealand introduces new parental leave package

Employee Benefits

Insurance firm IAG New Zealand (NZ) has launched a new parental leave package to support new parents. Meanwhile, secondary caregivers will be entitled to three weeks of leave at full pay, in addition to a further unpaid five weeks of leave.

STUDY: Less Negative Spillover of Paid Parental Leave than Hyped

HR Digest

Employers give paid paternal leave in almost all high-income nations. It includes leaves given to expectant fathers, mothers, and leaves for adoption. Individual countries follow their own rule in determining the duration and wage factor of such leaves.

HR Leaders and the Parental Leave Conversation

Hppy

Because so many women have established solid careers before starting a family, it has made the conversation surrounding parental leave more prevalent than ever. . The average length of maternity leave in the U.S. Why Adequate Parental Leave Matters.

What Should HR Know About Parental Leave? | BerniePortal

BerniePortal

A recent survey from the Society of Human Resource Management (SHRM) shows that paid maternity leave is now offered by more than half (55%) of all American employers. Even better, nearly half (45%) of all organizations also offer paid paternity leave. What should employers and small businesses know about paid parental leave? leave policies Benefits & Healthcare

Paid parental leave gaining momentum

Business Management Daily

New signs indicate that paid parental leave —long considered a pipedream—could become a reality in America. The post Paid parental leave gaining momentum appeared first on Business Management Daily. Centerpiece Employment Law Human Resources

How Employers Can Support New Parents with Parental Leave Benefits

Winston Benefits

While big-name companies like Netflix and Facebook are leading the way in generous paid parental leave benefits, research shows that paid leave benefits are actually growing more slowly than expected, and the number of parents taking leave has remained static. Part of the problem is that parents simply can’t afford to take much unpaid or lower-paid leave when a new baby arrives. parental leave paid parental leave

More Companies Embrace Parental Leave Options

Winston Benefits

Several well-known companies have announced new parental leave options in the past few months, signaling a change in the way these policies fit into employee benefits. The United States is the only industrialized country that does not mandate paid maternity leave, leaving it up to employers to decide how best to manage employees who want to start a family. maternity leave employee benefits paternity leave parental leave

Difficult to get and not widely available, paid parental leave eludes many working parents

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Men win big in EEOC parental leave settlement

Business Management Daily

Cosmetics giant Estée Lauder has agreed to pay $1,100,000 to men who the EEOC said were harmed by discriminatory parental leave policies. The post Men win big in EEOC parental leave settlement appeared first on Business Management Daily. Employment Law Human Resources

Why Paid Parental Leave And Generous Paid Time Off Benefit Everyone

15Five

Did you know that the United States is the only developed nation that offers zero federally mandated paid parental leave? Forget for a moment that this is a critical time for both parents to bond with their child, paid parental leave is also in the best interests of your company. Paid Parental Leave & Paid Time Off, Because Duh! Earlier this year, I took an additional six weeks of paid parental leave to bond with my baby daughter.

Ditch maternity leave for parental leave – here’s why

Insperity

Understanding The Basics of Workplace Flexibility from Parental Leave to Remote Working

PeopleStrategy

Throughout the COVID-19 pandemic, companies across the country have accelerated their understanding of what it means to have workplace flexibility and how it impacts the futures of their employees.

Why I Don’t Believe in Parental Leave Requirements

UpstartHR

My friend Lance Haun wrote last week about why he thinks we should fight for legislating parental leave in the US. But here’s the core reason I’m not a raving fan of legislating parental leave: it’s not the government’s job Now, if a company out there wants to pay parents, men or women, for leave, then that is an excellent idea. It’s also pretty awesome as a retention tool for new parents. Need personal leave?

The Impact of UK’s Shared Parental Leave Law – Ask #HR Bartender

HR Bartender

I recently received a question about the United Kingdom’s Shared Parental Leave law. Issues like parental leave exist everywhere. Can you give us a brief description of the United Kingdom’s new shared parental leave law? The new right to shared parental leave is probably the most significant change to UK employment law over the past few years. There are similar arrangements for adoptive parents.

U.S. Making Progress, But Still Lagging on Paid Parental Leave

Winston Benefits

has been notoriously behind other developed nations on federally mandated paid parental leave benefits. However, private companies have been implementing better paid maternity and paternity leave policies, and politicians are becoming more vocal about the need for new plans The U.S.

Parental Leave for New Dads: Companies That Boosted Their Paternity Leave

HR Digest

Parents in the workplace arguably give employers a hard time to manage, mostly new dads. However, some employers are putting more efforts to tackle parental leave issues squarely – more companies are improving their parental leave policies for both new moms and new dads. Between 2018 and 2016, paid maternity leave jumped 10 percent, according to a study published by the SHRM. Here are 4 companies that recently improved their parental leave for new dads -.

How does your parental leave policy stack up? Is it fair? Equitable? Competitive?

PeopleStrategy

Family leave has been subject to much scrutiny and debate in recent years. And two current employment trends are putting additional pressure on employers to take a closer look at their current parental leave policies: Employees want better work-life balance as they seek a higher quality of life. Here are some key factors to consider when evaluating – or developing – your family leave policy. Stand out from your competition with paid parental leave.

Benefits Madness: The Champion

International Foundation of Employee Benefit Plans

Dependent Care Employee Benefits Employee Benefits Survey Flexible Work Options FMLA Human Resources (HR) Mental Health National Employee Benefits Day Paid Leave Paid Time Off (PTO) Parental Leave U.S. Thanks for sticking with us throughout Benefits Madness!

Benefits Madness: The Championship

International Foundation of Employee Benefit Plans

Employee Benefits Flexible Work Options Health Care Human Resources (HR) Mental Health National Employee Benefits Day Paid Leave Paid Time Off (PTO) Parental Leave Work Life Balance

Benefits Madness: Final Four

International Foundation of Employee Benefit Plans

Employee Benefits Flexible Work Options FMLA Mental Health Paid Leave Paid Time Off (PTO) Parental Leave Work Life BalanceWhich of your favorite innovative employee benefit offerings made it to the final four? Continue voting and following along to find out!

Benefits Madness: Week Three

International Foundation of Employee Benefit Plans

While you might be making your traditional March Madness bracket predictions this week, the BENEFITS Madness continues into week three! Which of your favorite innovative employee benefit offerings are advancing. Read more > The post Benefits Madness: Week Three appeared first on Word on Benefits.

Do I have to offer parental leave to both mothers and fathers when a child is born?

BerniePortal

HR compliance leave policiesHR Best Practices blog series. Navigating the world of HR can be overwhelming—period. That’s why we’ve created a blog series to answer common HR questions. To help answer each question and define best practices, we have three HR heroes with very different approaches to HR: Bythe Booke, Sam Blackheart, and Peggy Prag. You may find yourself relating to one (or more) of our heroes depending on the given situation.

U.S. Fails on Paid Parental Leave [Infographic] – Friday Distraction

HR Bartender

The United States does many things well, but one place where we’re missing the mark is paid parental leave. is 1 of only 4 countries that does not offer federally mandated paid parental leave to anyone. We’re the only industrialized country to offer zero weeks of paid leave for new mothers. And 70 percent of fathers who take parental leave average ten days or less. Because offering parental leave is just good for business.

The Four People You Forgot About in Your Onboarding Program

Achievers

Yet most programs focus only on brand new hires, overlook four important groups of people: New Parents. A parental leave can last anywhere from a few weeks in the States, to one year in Canada, or as much as 14 months if you live in Sweden. These returning employees don’t want to be treated like a new hire — their time is more valuable than that because they bring with them a wealth of knowledge and experience from before their leave.

The Four People You Forgot About in Your Onboarding Program

Achievers

Yet most programs focus only on brand new hires, overlook four important groups of people: New Parents. A parental leave can last anywhere from a few weeks in the States, to one year in Canada, or as much as 14 months if you live in Sweden. their time is more valuable than that because they bring with them a wealth of knowledge and experience from before their leave. People Returning From an Extended Stress/Medical Leave.

Fertility Benefits Are Growing in Popularity

Winston Benefits

Employers are finding new and interesting ways to support the growing families of their employees, with benefits such as paid parental leave, adoption support and fertility benefits on the rise. parental leave Fertility BenefitsFertility benefits are important for couples struggling to conceive, because in vitro fertilization treatments can be expensive.

Best Employee Benefits in the Pharmaceutical Industry

Winston Benefits

employee benefits pharmaceutical industry paid time off health care parental leave work-life balanceIn an industry devoted to developing and manufacturing the life-saving medicines of today and tomorrow, offering an array of benefits options is one way to attract the best talent in a competitive market, and to ensure healthy, happy employees. Here are some of the best employee benefits you’ll find in the pharmaceutical industry.

Best Employee Benefits for Food and Beverage Companies

Winston Benefits

parental leave best employee benefits pensions food and beverage employers employee developmentThe consolidation of companies in food and beverage manufacturing has resulted in multinational giants — and this is good news for employees in the industry. These larger companies offer competitive benefits to attract the wide variety of employees they need in manufacturing, administration, operations, sales and marketing, and other departments.

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Best Workplaces for Working Dads 2019

HR Digest

Some companies are providing full parenting benefits for fathers, including paid paternity and adoption leave, childcare options, etc. A full list of the Best Companies for Dads and the parenting benefits they offer should be helpful [mostly for new dads] in choosing the companies to work for, where they can enjoy being a dad. Some companies are taking reasonable steps to discontinue this lingering trend by instituting different parenting benefits for fathers.