The Segal Group’s Tami Simon was interviewed by Fast Company about what employers need to know regarding supporting employees who are caring for aging family members.
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Helping employees understand their time-off options is also important, says Tami Simon, global corporate consulting leader at The Segal Group, a benefits and human resources consulting firm.
To prevent unnecessary employee losses, make employees aware of their rights under the Family and Medical Leave Act (FMLA), which allows employees of companies with 50 or more employees to take 12 weeks of unpaid leave, as well as any state or local leave laws or company policies that may pertain to them. If your company offers paid leave, be sure the criteria and process are clearly explained. Encourage your HR team to provide information and support to employees trying to access their leave options.
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