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The Policies & Benefits Metric – San Diego

The Policies and Benefits Metric (PBM) looks for official policies and benefits that promote gender equity, and evaluates their effectiveness through employee feedback. Employee satisfaction is measured by the degree to which they feel that adequate policies are in place, that policies are equitable, and confidence that policies are upheld.

Scores between 80 and 94 (yellow) call on leadership to increase their efforts to address gender equity barriers. Anything at 79 and below (red) warns that lower levels of gender equity exist.

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San Diego employers are generally progressive in offering family benefits and policies that support caregivers. More work needs to be done to ensure that different groups are supported with appropriate benefits.

Policies & Benefits

Policies & Benefits Insights

Employers need to offer policies and benefits that respond to their employees' needs.
Insight 1

Research indicates that different demographic groups have different preferences and needs. Employers that understand which policies and benefits better suit which of their employee groups have the best chance of satisfied and productive employees.

Policies & Benefits Principles

The Kim Center recommends the following principles for equitable Policies & Benefits. If your most recent GenderLEAP Assessment indicated that a principle is being embraced, you'll see a green check next to it. If your Assessment indicated challenges with a principle, you'll see a red X. Click on each principle to learn more about its role in achieving gender equity so you can affect the most change

Gender Equity PrinciplePrinciple Met
Policies demonstrate that work-family balance is a cultural priority within the organization.
Supporting Research and Practice