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Miscarriage and Other Pregnancy Loss Leave

According to the Mayo Clinic, roughly 10 to 20% of known pregnancies end in miscarriage. The physical and emotional needs of someone who experiences pregnancy loss vary from one individual… Read more >

Everything Plan Sponsors Need to Know About SECURE Act 2.0

On March 29, 2022, the House of Representatives passed the Securing a Strong Retirement Act of 2022 (HR 2954), otherwise known as SECURE Act 2.0, by a vote of 414-5…. Read more >

Countering the Great Resignation Through Education

When asked how The Great Resignation of 2021 affected their organizations, one in three respondents indicated it is “somewhat or very difficult” to retain good talent (According to this Bamboo… Read more >

8 Ways to Support Employees With Mental Health Challenges

As Mental Health Awareness Month (in the U.S.) continues, we’re sharing strategies and approaches to help leaders respond to employees with mental illness in a psychologically safe way. When employees have… Read more >

Communicating DEI: Five Critical Questions

Many companies have made progressive changes to their approach in recruiting, hiring and management to make the workplace an environment where everyone can succeed. While diversity, equity and inclusion (DEI)… Read more >

The Next Big Thing: How Employers Can Prepare

In early April, the International Foundation hosted the webcast Innovation and the Future of Remote/Hybrid Work. We were lucky enough to bring in Alex Willis, chief executive officer at Leadership… Read more >

Student Loan Repayment Options: The Key to Attracting and Retaining Employees

Student loan debt rises in the U.S. each year, and the total reached $1.73 trillion most recently. With young adults joining the workforce having borrowed an average of $30,000 to… Read more >

Five Steps to Reducing Mental Health Stigma at Your Workplace

Stigma can be one of the greatest barriers to psychological health and safety in the workplace, especially for employees with mental health issues such as depression or anxiety. Eliminating stigma… Read more >