Having an employee take an extended leave of absence can cause a shift in productivity and staffing. While small businesses are not required to pay employees taking maternity or paternal leave from work, there are laws that protect new parents from losing their job as a result of taking a leave of absence. Staying informed about current laws and trends regarding maternity leave can help prevent your business from a costly lawsuit and other legal issues. Check out these 3 tips on managing maternity leave at your small business!
3 Tips for Maternity Leave and Small Businesses
Creating a work environment that fosters support for employees in their professional and personal life can encourage employees to stay committed to their job at your small business. Ensuring that you adhere to all laws pertaining to leave for new parents can prevent expensive legal battles later. If your small business is facing legal issues with employees, contact Wilkerson Stanley, PC for expert legal advice and services today!
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Asha Wilkerson is the founder of The Wilkerson Law Office. Ms. Wilkerson provides skilled advice and counsel to for-profit, non-profit, and faith-based organizations in the areas of business and employment law. The mission of The Wilkerson Law Office, is to preserve the longevity of your business by ensuring that every aspect of your organization is legally sound and operating in compliance with state and federal law.