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Sage announces new parental leave policy for the United States

ATLANTA, June 30, 2022 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Sage (FTSE: SGE), the leader in accounting, finance, HR and payroll technology for small and medium-sized businesses (SMBs), today announced the launch of a new leave policy for American colleagues. The high-tech industry has taken the lead in creating attractive and progressive parental and family leave policies. This new policy will enable Sage to attract, engage and retain diverse and talented colleagues in an increasingly competitive marketplace.

This new parental leave policy provides extended paid leave to parents, regardless of gender, when they welcome a child into their lives. Sage is also introducing a leading digital tool to help colleagues and their families through every step of their parenting journey.

As part of Sage’s drive for innovation, the company is constantly looking for ways to improve benefits so that they are inclusive and competitive and meet the needs of diverse colleagues. “Providing programs that support our colleagues and their growing families is critical to our success,” said Aziz Benmalek, President of Sage, North America. “We have analyzed the needs of our colleagues and their families, as well as the benefits and leave trends in the market, and we want to make the Sage brand a progressive, inclusive, caring and first-class employer of choice. plan. »

Effective July 1, 2022:

  • Eligible full-time and part-time co-workers are eligible for 18 weeks of paid parental leave for the birth, adoption or surrogacy arrangement of a child. This leave is available to all new parents, regardless of gender, and Sage will provide 100% of the co-worker’s regular base salary during the leave.
  • Cleo, a digital support program, will be available to guide colleagues and their families through every step of the parenting journey. The program will provide tools for choosing child care, getting help with financial planning, finding savings on activities and supplies, and preparing for schedule changes.

The company’s new paid parental leave policy supports efforts to help co-workers balance the demands of a career and family and have a successful return to work. The new policy ensures fair and equitable treatment of all colleagues when a new child arrives and promotes equal and shared parenting responsibilities. Amy Cosgrove, Sage Vice President of Human Resources, North America, added, “The paid parental leave policy will expose Sage to a wider range of talent, expand our market representation, increase co-worker engagement, will attract key talent and ultimately lead to all colleagues. feel even more positive about working at Sage.

In 2021, Sage was named to Glassdoor’s lists of Best Workplaces in the US, Canada, UK and France and is recognized for its work-life balance by Glassdoor. The company was also recognized by Comparably for “Best Global Culture”, “Best HR Teams” and “Best Workplaces in Atlanta”.

To learn more about open opportunities at Sage, please visit the Sage career site.

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