Why Tech Is the Leading Industry on Parental Leave

Etsy Parental Leave

Source: Bourree Lam
Affiliation: The Atlantic

In this article, Bourree Lam profiles Etsy's updated parental leave policy from 12 weeks to 26 weeks. Lam cites two main reasons for tech companies to increase their parental leave. The first reason is retaining talent. The second reason is as tech companies open more global offices, they must keep up with the more generous parental leave laws in other countries.

Keywords: Computer Science , Happiness , Hierarchies of Work , Parenting , Tech Ethics , Tech Industry , Work/Life Balance