Grappling with childcare while working from home? How employers plan to help
Snippets: As employee benefits enrollment season rolls in, companies are weighing new ways to accommodate working parents.
About 4 out of 10 large companies polled by benefits consultancy Willis Towers Watson said they believe the programs they currently have in place do an effective job of supporting these employees. About half of these firms will allow workers to lower their working hours without reducing their benefits. Meanwhile, 76% of companies permit reduced hours at a reduced salary.