Whether for bereavement, maternity/paternity, or medical leave, there’s always been a sense of dread when employees need to ask for ‘permission’ at work to care for themselves or their loved ones.
The pandemic has shone a spotlight on not only how unsupported caregivers are but how the culture of work doesn’t favor inclusion or diversity. We are in a global crisis leaving many employees to decide between caring for loved ones or financial wellbeing.
Loved this interview with Eva Dienel for her blog “The Life I Want” on why it’s so important for organizations to offer flexibility. Read, “Fix Work for Moms, Fix Work for Everyone”.