Family and Medical Leave
If respondent HAS a policy regarding employees who request time off for a serious family illness, or the birth or adoption of a child.
2d. Why did you establish a family leave policy? Was it:?
|1||To use as a benefit to attract or retain employees||42|
|2||Because you had so many requests for leave that you needed a policy||5|
|3||Because a law or regulation required you to have one||20|
|4||To avoid potential problems and inconsistencies||17|
|5||Part of a union contract or labor negotiation||1|
Notes: Forty-two (42) percent of small employers with a family and medical leave policy indicate the most important reason that they established a policy was to attract and/or retain employees (Q#2d).