2024 Employer Leave Strategy and Transformation Survey: Full Report

A summary of all survey findings – including the critical role leave plays in employers’ workforce strategy and how employers are working to improve the leave experience.


February 15, 2024

This summary highlights the key takeaways from the most recent survey, including areas of notable change from 2019 and issues employers may focus on in the near future. The survey was fielded in 2023, so the present perspective data is from that year. Responses related to the future are referring to 2024.

  • 1 | Leave is becoming a critical component of workforce strategy.
  • 2 | Improving the leave experience was the top change made to leave in 2023.
  • 3 | Employers’ stance on federally mandated paid family and sick leave remains unchanged from 2019.
  • 4 | Traditional leave structures are still the most common, while unlimited leave approaches saw a slight increase.
  • 5 | Paid parental leave is offered by nearly every employer surveyed.
  • 6 | In addition to sick and vacation pay, employers offer paid leave in a variety of areas.
  • 7 | In the U.S., nearly all employers will offer paid holidays in 2024.

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2024 Employer Leave Strategy and Transformation Survey: Full Report

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