We love our parents at BAM. As our CEO, Beck Bamberger, says, “Hire moms!” In light of Roe v. Wade and the state of parental leave in America, BAM is announcing its expanded parental leave policy and abortion benefits below:
Here’s what a few of our BAMFs have to say about our latest expanded policies:
“At its core, having paid maternity leave meant that I could immerse myself completely in my new role as a mom and be fully present for my children. Unlike many new parents, I was fortunate to know I had both job and financial security during my maternity leave. This is a luxury I don’t take for granted and I’m incredibly grateful to work for an organization that prioritizes paid family leave.” - Lauren Grassetti, Senior Vice President at BAM
“While I don’t plan to have another baby anytime soon, I realize it is a luxury in this country to experience 6 months of paid leave. I’m proud and grateful to work at a firm that offers this benefit. When the time does come, I’m thankful I’ll have the opportunity to immerse myself in motherhood and still be financially stable.” - Damaris Lara, Account Executive at BAM
“I am a woman who has known for most of my adult life that I do not want biological children. I have never romanticized the idea of having children. In fact, anytime I’ve tried to imagine being a mother, I’ve swung the other way. I am overly realistic when considering what it means and what is required in the decision to become a mother. I have the utmost respect for the role of a mother and all that it entails which is why I’ve made the decision not to have children. Given the massive responsibility motherhood is and my clarity in not wanting to have biological children, I am thankful to have had the choice, financial means, and access to get a medically-safe abortion. I am one in four.” - Jill Veglahn, Head of People at BAM
Here are some resources that back our policies:
THE IMPORTANCE OF MATERNITY LEAVE
THE IMPORTANCE OF PATERNITY LEAVE
THE IMPORTANCE OF ACCESS TO REPRODUCTIVE HEALTHCARE
We recognize that providing choice is the most proactive and purposeful way we can support our BAMfs' health and well-being. It's a priority for BAM to offer our team fair and safe access to healthcare coverage, regardless of where they live.
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