Every day, millions of Americans struggle to manage both work and care - for children or aging loved ones. The rising cost of health care and professional caregiving, as well as shifting demographics, make the burden of caregiving responsibilities incredibly difficult.
Most employers do not realize the magnitude of how their employees’ caregiving responsibilities impacts absenteeism, presenteeism, and productivity. Harvard Business School professor, Joseph Fuller, and senior researcher, Manjari Raman, reveal the divergence between the benefits companies currently offer and what employees actually need most. They also present a compelling business case for why employers should invest in the care economy.
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