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One chart shows why more companies should invest in paid parental leave

A new survey of over 440,000 working parents at some 1,200 companies shows that employees who work for companies that offer generous paid parental leave and other parental benefits report higher rates of retention and engagement. The 10 companies that ranked the highest in terms of employee sentiment as well […]
One chart shows why more companies should invest in paid parental leave
Strategy

Finland’s government gifts all new parents a 60-item baby starter kit, and it shows how the country is better than America at ‘harmonious’ capitalism

Annie Fadely is the senior policy and programs associate at Civic Ventures, a public policy incubator based out of Seattle, and a producer of the “Pitchfork Economics” podcast. Parents-to-be in Finland look forward to receiving their “baby box” stuffed with 60 essential items, everything from clothes, blankets, and bedding. Besides […]
Finland’s government gifts all new parents a 60-item baby starter kit, and it shows how the country is better than America at ‘harmonious’ capitalism
Strategy

The 20 best places for new dads to work in 2018

More fathers in the US are taking on a greater share in the raising of their children than ever before. So it follows that some companies are using this to their competitive advantage. The following US companies offer some of the best paternity leave policies and flexible work arrangements out […]
The 20 best places for new dads to work in 2018
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