Before you roll out a new paid family and medical leave policy, consider how you will announce it internally and externally, foster a leave-supportive workplace, support employees on leave and their managers, and measure outcomes.
Announce your new policy, internally and externally, to generate excitement around your business and signal your corporate values
Foster an environment in which your employees feel comfortable taking advantage of their new PFML benefit
When an employee uses PFML, provide support to the employee, his or her manager, and those covering the employee’s role
Understand PFML’s impact on your organization and improve your PFML offering over time by tracking several metrics before/after implementation