PFML benefits the businesses that offer it as well as employees who take advantage of the program. Companies that have recently implemented a paid family & medical leave policy commonly cite five business benefits:
Paid parental leave has been associated with multiple infant health benefits, including:
When parents take paid parental leave, they may experience:
Mothers who take paid parental leave have:
Fathers are more likely to take parental leave when it is paid, which may lead to:
Paid caregiver leave and medical leave provide health benefits for an ill/injured employee or family member. Individuals are able to give or receive necessary care without the interference of work responsibilities or financial burden of unpaid leave. Caregiving leave may be increasingly important due to aging demographics and the fact that most seniors want to age in place.