Why work if you can’t enjoy some quality time?
“34 minutes the amount of time the average family gets to spend together each day. Article New research reveals one in four parents feel too busy to spend enough time with their kids Long working hours, lengthy commutes and exhaustion are partly to blame. When families do spend time together it’s often filled with non-active events like the cinema, television nights or computer games. But the appetite for change is there as 86% of families say they are always on the lookout for activities they can do together. New Highland Spring campaign, fronted by Judy Murray and backed by the Lawn Tennis Association (LTA), calls on 10,000 families to get active together this summer.” – Highland Spring Group
Time with family goes without saying; is IMPORTANT. There are some many issues that may come up in regards to family, but the one thing one should always remember, despite the pressures of the job, family comes first. Even the company recognizes this fact on the highest levels, the unfortunate part is you may not be able to tell how much the company does care about you and your family on your level. This section will provide some of the basic information that you can add to your tool kit as far as dealing with family issues. The company does respect the fact that it’s employees do have personal issues at home and allows you to the time necessary in order to take care of these issues.
It is you need in order to deal with these issues. They will not take issues will not take care of themselves if you don’t start taking the first step in addressing them by taking the necessary time off to deal with them.
This is the one section that I take serious as should you. You are the only one that can take care of your personal or family issues, no one else. Don’t be afraid to exercise all the rights you have in taking care of your family business. Good luck.
Giving it away for free
Working on your days off and vacations.
THE LAST PAID HOLIDAY (DAY OFF) FOR FIVE MONTHS UNTIL MEMORIAL DAY
Key Phrase: The Company shall be required to negotiate with the Local Union prior to providing a reasonable accommodation to a qualified bargaining unit employee.
coming back to work
Key Phrase: An employee who seeks to return to work after a medical leave of absence (including a leave of absence covered by Workers Compensation) or after an absence caused by a chronic or recurrent condition may be required by the Company to submit a doctor’s report. The Company may also require the employee to submit to an examination by the Company doctor.
State and Federal Programs Programs
A list of some of the programs that allow one to have more family time for personal reasons.
FMLA is designed to help employees balance their work and family responsibilities by allowing them to take reasonable unpaid leave for certain family and medical reasons. It also seeks to accommodate the legitimate interests of employers and promote equal employment opportunity for men and women.
Paid Family Leave
Paid Family Leave provides eligible employees job-protected, paid time off to:
Bond with a newly born, adopted or fostered child, care for a family member with a serious health condition, or assist loved ones when a spouse, domestic partner, child or parent is deployed abroad on active military service.