Whether for bereavement, maternity/paternity or medical leave, there’s always been the 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”.