Paid parental leave is rolling out this month in Oregon, but navigating the new policy can be difficult for employers. So the Center for Parental Leave Leadership is hosting an Oregon Parental Leave in Practice Summit on September 11 for workplace leaders. Attendees will receive expert guidance on policy, legal compliance, staffing, and supporting employees through all phases of leave.
Why is paid parental leave so important? Paid parental leave can decrease infant mortality rates, improve the health of both child and mother, and increase income for workers, according to the American College of Obstetricians & Gynecologists. For employers, The Center on Budget and Policy Priorities notes that paid leave helps retain valued employees, increases productivity, and boosts labor force participation.
Find out more at cplleadership.com/oregonsummit.