21 January 2019
The National Domestic Workers Alliance, which organizes and advocates for domestic workers has recently launched a portable benefits tool called Alia that can enable domestic cleaning staff to access social protection benefits. Employers can voluntarily contribute at least $5 per month. Workers can redeem paid time off, at $120 per day. Alia also enables employers to subscribe to life assurance, and disability and serious illness cover for their staff.
14 November 2017
While company-based parenting practices are burgeoning, the unusual ‘Maternity as a Master’ (MaaM) training program aims to transpose competences that parents acquire during parenthood over to the workplace. The digital platform that was launched two years ago now include twenty-five Italian client companies (including UniCredit, Poste Italiane, Enel, Luxottica and subsidiaries of various multinationals such as Ikea and Coca-Cola) and approximately 2,000 participants. The MaaM start-up is seeking a capital...