From the View of Companies and Businesses

If highly qualified women or men have a baby break up to three years, a part of the previous investments into training and further education of the employees is lost.

At the same time, in the company, a gap arises, that often takes up to 18 months to fill with equally qualified staff. That's how long the search and qualification of a new employee can take up to.

Planning insecurity originates because the concerning employee can return after maternity leave, but does not have to.

Companies have researched that the cost from these factors can add up to the equivalent of an annual income.

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