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Survey Shows Lifestyle/Family-care Benefits Impact Employee Performance and Productivity

Results of a new survey show a “direct correlation between family-care benefits and workplace performance, as well as employee recruitment and retention,” says Donna Levin, cofounder and vice president of Care.com Global Workplace Solutions, the survey sponsor.

The Care.com Workplace Solutions Better Benefits Survey indicates that “the lack of these benefits is affecting employees’ overall work performance and impacting companies in lost productivity,” she adds.

“According to a Caregiving Cost Study from MetLife, the decline in workplace performance because of the absenteeism, workplace disruptions, and reduced work status of working family caregivers can cost U.S. businesses billions of dollars a year,” says Levin.

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