Unformatted text preview: 2. More companies offer paid maternity leave, but fewer provide full pay . • 12% increase in orgs offering some replacement pay (now 58%) • Percent of employers offering full pay has declined to 6%! Employer Trends 2005-2016 3. Smaller employers are leaders in flexibility 4. Telecommuting on the rise 5. The reason for providing employee supportive programs is the retention of employees. Culture of Flexibility and Supportiveness 2005-2016 Research on family-friendly benefits: Women more likely to use them Men put less priority on family or make informal accommodations Result is that women, but not men, seen as less committed to work Family Friendly Benefits vs. Workplace Culture “ Take all the time you need ” vs. “ We’ll see you in 12 weeks ” What different signals do these phrases send? Do you agree that workers who put in face time have more status? How can we change workplace culture?...
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