Work-care reconciliation policy: Legislation in policy context in eight countries
‘Measures to support work and care do not have to be expensive or onerous’. They ‘should contribute to making life easier and better for carers and avoiding unnecessary costs for employers either through absenteeism or presenteeism’.
Visible Minority Immigrants as Transnational Carer-Employees Amidst COVID-19
As part of the HPW Partnership Grant, this project is part of a larger five-year study on Transnational Caregiving that explores the experiences of Indigenous, visible minority, and European Carer-Employees (CEs) in London, Ontario.
Does educating working caregivers save employer costs?
In our six-month study we found mixed evidence about the cost-savings, where costs were increased in some areas and saved in others. Cost savings are but one piece of the puzzle and not always the end goal of intervention programs.
A carer-inclusive standard for the workplace goes international
Supporting caregivers in the workplace makes good business sense. Furthermore, it acknowledges the humanity of the workforce. Carer-inclusive standards are resources that can help employers to achieve more inclusivity and should be a measure of all organizations.