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• Breast milk shipping service: A breast milk

For any of these family-friendly benefits to

shipping service allows parents to nurse on

work, employers must promote a culture that

the road, send the milk back home, and still

values work-life balance, or employees may

keep their work commitments.

fear negative perceptions by their co-workers.

• Voluntary Long Term Care (LTC): LTC benefits help protect family income and financial plans, as well as help preserve family relationships. These benefits can be offered as a discounted rate structure with fewer health questions than an individual plan. Benefits can also be extended to the broader family such as parents. • Employer Paid or Voluntary Legal plans: Many families put off estate planning because they feel they don't need it at a young age or it is simply too

That is why employers of all sizes, including mid-sized firms, are now offering benefits and benefiting from a productive and loyal workforce. Working with a broker who understands your employee demographic profile, business goals, and evolving needs will help you design a program that attracts and retains employees at any age. Family-friendly benefits are an essential part of your benefit program, no matter what part of the country you reside in.

cost-prohibitive. Employer paid legal plans are an effective way to help your employees with estate planning (such

Bureau of Labor Statistics, "Employment in families with children in 2016," bls.gov, 2017

as wills, living trusts, and establishing guardianship for minor children), in addition to other legal support. • Family-Friendly Discounts: To support family bonding, many employers will offer discount programs on items such as movies, theme parks, and sporting events.

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