Employers: It's Time to Get Real about 'Real' Families
Updated: Nov 17, 2020
National Work and Family Month are drawing to a close. But in these last few days before month's end, can we please pause to consider exactly what we mean by "family"?
Adam Pertman has a bone to pick. The journalist-turned-adoption-reformer doesn't think employers or insurance companies are doing nearly enough for adoptive (or would-be adoptive) parents. Sure, the most progressive companies offer partial reimbursement for adoption costs, paid leave, and sometimes educational support and resources--as I know from my own work helping companies put together "great place to work" applications.