2019 looks to be the first year that women make up the majority of the college-educated labor force. It has major companies looking for ways to alter benefits packages to better appeal to women.
Better maternity/parental leave, better health coverage (including fertility treatments), more flexible schedules and work from home opportunities…are some of the ideas.
Also it’s a good time for businesses to also address pay equality; women still make 78%-82% of the average’s man salary.
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