HR320- Team Project 5

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Unformatted text preview: Click to edit Master subtitle style 5/2/11 Work-Life Program Group 1 5/2/11 Introduction Helping employees balance work and non-work responsibilities has been a growing concern Due to increases in the number of employed women, single-parent families and dual-income families What are the benefits of adopting a Work-life balance program? Disadvantages? What are the possible components of a Work- 5/2/11 The Need for a Work-Life Program 27% of single parents are men. (Mondy, 2010) 40% of workplace employees are unmarried. (Mondy, 2010) 4 Million households are multigenerational. l Grandparents raising grandchildren l Adults caring for elderly parents (Mondy, 2010) Recent increase in single parent homes due 5/2/11 Benefits Better Recruitment Opportunities Greater Retention of Employees Stronger Organizational Commitment Greater Job Satisfaction Greater Productivity 5/2/11 Components of Program Dependent Care l Onsite child care l Back up child care l Elder care Flexible or Alternative Work Schedules l Flex-time l Compressed work weeks l Telecommuting l Job sharing 5/2/11 Components of Program (contd) Leave l Paid and unpaid family care leave l Maternity phase-back (Nixon, n.d.) Health and Wellness l On-site fitness and exercise facility l Health education Family Friendly Employer Sponsored Activities l In-services on parenting and elder care topics 5/2/11 Better Recruitment Opportunities Businesses need to offer benefits which will attract...
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This note was uploaded on 05/01/2011 for the course HR 320 taught by Professor Staff during the Spring '11 term at Minnesota School of Business.

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