Supporting Working Parents Post-Pandemic - Compass Insurance Advisors
  • Even before the COVID-19 pandemic, many working parents struggled to balance work and home life. As employees look ahead to life after the pandemic, the challenges of pulling double duty will likely remain. It will be vital for your company to discuss how to support working parents.

    60% of working parents have no outside help in caring for and educating their children. *

    Parents spend an additional 27 hours each week on household chores, child care and education on top of their pre-pandemic household responsibilities.* 

    Consider the following ways to accommodate working parents. 

    Expand remote work opportunities

    Telework can be a way for working parents to get kids to school without worrying about an additional commute. It also allows parents more time with their young children. 

    Embrace Flexible scheduling 

    Employers may set designated “core” hours during which an employee must be working, but otherwise let employees work whenever they like. Alternatively, employers could allow employees to work any combination of days or hours to meet 40 hours. 

    Communicate often and transparently  

    Conversations about taking time off or flexing schedules show employees that their well-being is just as important as their performance. 

    Offer generous PTO

    A paid time off (PTO) bank policy where employees can use their time off for any reason could help parents feel prepared for the unexpected. 

    Offer a robust EAP 

    An employee assistance program (EAP) can help connect employees with the resources they need to improve a given situation, even if it’s their overall well-being. 

    For a comprehensive review of your employee benefits contact us by CLICKING HERE or email us directly at [email protected] Our local advisors can analyze your current employee benefit program to see if there is anything else you can do to support your working parents in a cost effective way.

    *Source: Boston Consulting Group

  • Leave a Reply

    Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *

Need Help?

Speak To A Certified Compass Agent Today!

(801)901-3519

Monday - Friday 8:00 am - 9:00 PM


Or Find Affordable Insurance Plans

Related Articles

Dynamic Blog Short Description

  • Compare Medicare Plans

    Comparing Medicare Plans Comparing Medicare plans can be confusing. If you’re looking at Medicare options without the help of an agent, keep the following things in mind when comparing your options. Talk to one of our advisors if you have any questions. Coverage vs. Budget When you are d

    Read More
  • Health Insurance News Updates

    Stay up to date on Health Insurance News Compass Insurance Advisors provides the most up to date Health Insurance News. We are committed to keeping our clients and community educated about recent healthcare changes. If you have any questions concerning your health insurance plan, reach out to on

    Read More
  • Health Insurance in Utah

    Purchasing Health Insurance in Utah You have options for purchasing health insurance in Utah. Read on for an explanation of the best options, the different Utah carriers, and the different ways you can enroll. Reach out to a Compass advisor for any additional questions about health insurance in

    Read More
  • American Rescue Plan Act COBRA Subsidy Q&A

    On July 26, 2021, the IRS issued Notice 2021-46, providing additional guidance on the application of the American Rescue Plan Act (ARPA) subsidy for continuation health coverage under the Consolidated Omnibus Budget Reconciliation Act of 1985 (COBRA) in the form of 11 questions and answers. You can

    Read More
  • Stay Safe in the Sun

    Stay safe in the sun! This excerpt is an example of the monthly newsletters we send out to all our companies, so they can provide additional value to their employees. We go above and beyond for the companies that we work with. If you have any questions about your employee benefits, visit our page H

    Read More
  • Health Insurance Metal Tiers

    Through the Affordable Care Act, health insurance plans are categorized between Bronze, Silver, and Gold level plans. Read below for a description of each type of plan. Note: Plans in all categories provide free preventive care, and some offer selected free or discounted services before you meet

    Read More
  • Supporting Working Parents Post-Pandemic

    Even before the COVID-19 pandemic, many working parents struggled to balance work and home life. As employees look ahead to life after the pandemic, the challenges of pulling double duty will likely remain. It will be vital for your company to discuss how to support working parents. 60% of work

    Read More
  • What is Medicare Part B?

    Many new Medicare enrollees have questions about Part B. We've addressed the most commonly asked questions about Part B. What is Medicare Part B and what does it cover?  Medicare Part B is the portion of Medicare that covers doctor visits and outpatient care. This includes outpatient medical

    Read More
  • How to Buy Health Insurance After Open Enrollment

    When Can I Buy Health Insurance? Generally, Open Enrollment for the federal marketplace starts November 1st and runs through December 15th. Open enrollment is the time of year when individuals and families can buy health insurance for the following year. If you did not sign up for health insuran

    Read More

What Others Say About Us

Our Customers Love Us

Let Us Help You Find A Health Insurance Plan

No Extra Cost. Professional Guidance. Quick Analysis. Complete Protection. Simplified Enrollment. Personalized. Support.