Find out whose endorsement you will need in order to make the official choice to offer compensated family & medical leave from work. Among other, these people might be:
In case of a need to talk this through with multiple leaders or group representatives determine first in which order you will contact them (for example start with CEO and move to HR head). It’s good to start from the top as if you get CEO on board, it is more likely that other managers will follow as they will be more easy to convince.
“We decided to bring it up to our Chief Executive Officer, who was on board to afford employees at his company this complicated time. Since the CEO got on board ASAP, then all other key executives and workers followed suit.” – Plastics Manufacturing company from Chicago