Paid Parental Leave

How can your organization do it? Cre-ate a plan. Acknowledge the impact on colleagues. Cross train. Consider flexible return options. Offer a “pumping room.” Provide back-up childcare. These “best practice” suggestions for managing family leave come from from Advancing Women Professionals in the Jewish Community, one of several resources for employers creating policies to meet new guidelines put forth by the Jewish Women’s Foundation of New York. The foundation insists that any grantee offer at least four weeks of paid parental leave for mothers and fathers. More at: