LegalFuel Speaker Series: Requests for Time Off: How Caregiving is Changing the Workforce and Impacting Your Firm
LegalFuel: The Practice Resource Center of The Florida Bar’s Speaker Series features well-known and respected Florida lawyers discussing relevant topics from technology to work-life balance and social-media marketing.
The latest installment of this free CLE video series is “Requests for Time Off: How Caregiving is Changing the Workforce and Impacting Your Firm,” by Amanda Singleton of St. Petersburg. It is available at LegalFuel.com.
As our population ages, there will be increasing numbers of working caregivers who are juggling their jobs along with the challenges of raising children and caring for an ill or aging loved one. Nationwide, employers are becoming more sensitive to the need for supportive policies and benefits for their employees to help them meet these challenges. This program provides an overview of the ways caregiving affects employers and employees, why and how law firms need to address the needs of caregiving-employees, and how they can manage caregiver-employees while protecting business.