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Fact-of-the-Week: 7 March 2011


fact of the week

DESPITE RECESSION FIRMS OFFERING BENEFITS BEYOND FEDERAL, STATE REQUIREMENTS


"Twenty percent of organizations offered family leave above the federal FMLA requirements, and 19% offered family leave above the state FMLA requirements. In addition, 17% reported offering parental leave above federal and state FMLA requirements, and 11% reported offering elder care leave above federal and state FMLA requirements," according to the 2010 SHRM Employee Benefits Survey.


Society for Human Resource Management. (2010). 2010 employee benefits: Examining employee benefits in the midst of a recovering economy. Alexandria, VA: Society for Human Resource Management. Retrieved from http://www.shrm.org/Research/SurveyFindings/Articles/Documents/10-0280%20Employee%20Benefits%20Survey%20Report-FNL.pdf