Best practices for avoiding family responsibilities discrimination and retaining talented employees with caregiving responsibilities can be found on The Center for WorkLife Law (WLL) website as well as employer alerts that identify trends in Family Responsibilities Discrimination. The Center for WorkLife Law (WLL) is a nonprofit research and advocacy group devoted to improving work/life balance from the University of California, Hastings College of the Law.
In pursuit of this goal they have composed sample policies for employers to model non-discrimination policies on the topics of Preventing Discrimination Against Employees with Family Responsibilities and Family Responsibilities Discrimination for Management Policy Manuals. The first provides two approaches (adding to an existing anti-discrimination policy or creating a stand-alone policy) and and follows with frequently asked questions. The second has actual language for a manager’s policy manual.