As employers aim to improve benefits, this firm is boosting child care coverage – BenefitsPro


Expanded benefits happening at the same time as its employees prepare to return to the office on a regular basis.

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Law firm Reed Smith is expanding its emergency child care coverage as part of a new global network to support working parents, amid an industrywide turn toward greater benefits in a tight talent market.

The firm’s new “Family Network” replaces a “Family Support Initiative” that launched last August in response to the dislocations imposed by the COVID-19 pandemic. The initiative marked an attempt to gather resources in one place and start a dialogue among parents at the firm.

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