A slightly revised article just released on supporting working parents who have children with autism, learning differences, and related needs. HR and Benefits leaders are beginning to recognize how services and supports can help these employees remain productive and engaged.
The Families and Work Institute (FWI) and the Society for Human Resource Management (SHRM) announced the winners of the 2014 When Work Works Award, honoring employers who have created effective workplaces based on six components: autonomy; work-life fit; supervisor support for work success; satisfaction with earnings, benefits and opportunities for advancement; opportunities for learning; and a culture of trust.
New provisions allowing parents to share parental leave come into force in the UK this year. These will be available to parents in England, Scotland and Wales who will give birth to or adopt a child after April 5 next year.