Parental Leave Importance Grows After Estee Lauder Settlement

Employers on Notice After Estee Lauder Parental Leave Settlement
– Bloomberg Law

Manatt’s Mandana Massoumi, a partner in the firm’s employment and labor practice, spoke to Bloomberg Law about the significance and appeal of gender-neutral paid parental leave.

The publication noted Estee Lauder’s recent $1.1 million settlement with the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission, which found the company discriminated against fathers with unequal parental leave policies for mothers and fathers.

‘‘More and more companies are bolstering their bonding or leave packages as a form of recruiting and retaining talent,” said Massoumi.

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