Family-Friendly Workplaces – A Guide for Montana Businesses

Family-Friendly Workplaces – A Guide for Montana Businesses

Produced By Montana KIDS COUNT - Original Content by Billie Warford, Early Childhood Solutions

It’s Good Business to Invest in a Family-Friendly Workplace

Montana business leaders recognize that the key to strengthening the state’s economy is keeping struggling companies in business while also creating new jobs In Montana, 98 percent of the businesses are small and profit margins are low. Many Montana businesses already have family-friendly workplace policies, including flexible work hours, personal days instead of vacation or sick days, or the option to work from home.

Montana businesses can be even more productive by helping their employees balance work and family demands. This guide is designed to help Montana businesses understand family-friendly workplace options and why they are important to their employees, our communities, and our children. It also provides resources and information on how to implement changes in your workplace to help employees and families.

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