After a week of worry over what would become of tax benefits for dependent care and employer tuition assistance, word got out recently that neither would see alterations under the new tax law: the rules would remain unchanged.
The holidays are generally a joyful time of year, though it may be difficult for employees who will notice elder loved ones’ declining health firsthand. How can companies help ensure employees’ older relatives are safe and cared for year-round?
Child care responsibilities arrive with the fanfare of a new baby, while elder care generally simmers below the surface. Yet the impacts are staggering. Productivity losses are estimated in the billions when employees take off time to care for aging parents.
A recent article says “Americans Are Choosing Paid Jobs Over Family Caregiving.” Trouble is, it’s not exactly true.
A suite of helpful benefits can help your employees manage their personal and family lives while also increasing employee retention at your organization.
Back-up care for the back-to-school time is becoming a go-to solution, filling in when kids are out of school, or when regular care isn’t available.
Read why family-friendly policies affect everyone — not just working parents and why everyone should support flexible work arrangements.
The desire for work/life balance is skyrocketing. Employer-sponsored child care provides working parents the flexibility and support they crave.
Summer presents working parents with special challenges, namely children who are off from school. This is especially tough for parents of children who have moved out of the preschool years and on to camps that might not extend all the way through the summer.
While dependent care was once a smallish part of work-life, which was a smallish part of HR, it is now a momentous responsibility for someone at headquarters of large global organizations. What global organizations need is a strategic vision consistent with company values, and a plan.