ADVERTISEMENT Mars Petcare became one of the first companies to grant paternity leave to new pet parents. The company gives workers ten hours of paid leave when they adopt a new buddy.
Employees can even bring their four-legged family member to work upon returning!In Manchester, England, tech company BitSol Solutions allows employees a week off after getting a puppy.
In an interview with the Metro, company owner Greg Buchanan compared puppies to human babies. Workers get paid leave when they have a baby, so getting a dog shouldn’t be different.In 2018, Minneapolis marketing firm Nina Hale enacted a “fur-turnity leave” policy for pet parents.Read more on powerofpositivity.com