Resources for Employers to understand and assist employees manage their caregiving responsibilities. Information found here can help employers reduce costs, increase productivity and employee loyalty.
Harvard Business School - “The Caring Company”
This study looked at 1,500 employees and 300 employers across an array of industries on how care taking affects employee productivity, work prospects, and career trajectory. One third of all employees (32%) reported voluntarily leaving a job during their careers because of their caregiving responsibilities, and three out of four employees (73%) reported having some kind of current caregiving responsibility.
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EMPLOYER RESOURCE GUIDE - Four steps for Supporting Employees with Caregiving Responsibilities
ReACT (Respect a Caregiver’s Time), in partnership with AARP, the National Alliance for Caregiving, and Pfizer, provide a resource guide and a host of other online tools and research to assist front-line manager and human resources executives in taking action to support their employee caregivers. Read More
Supporting Caregivers in the Workplace: A Practical Guide for Employers - AARP has partnered with the Northeast Business Group on Health to craft a free toolkit for employers. Supporting Caregivers in the Workplace: A Practical Guide for Employers includes comprehensive information, checklists and handouts for employers to share across their company or organization. Click here to access the pdf, and/or here to:
Assess where you are vs. other organizations
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Watch and share the supporting videos to hear the perspectives of both employers and employee-caregivers that provide insight into the issue
Caregiving Benefit Resources and Tips for Employers. Read More
Elizabeth Dole Foundation
Supporting Military and Veteran Caregivers in the Workplace | A Practical Guide for Employers