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Sheryl Sandberg has inspired more humane policies for grieving workers at Facebook and beyond

October 24, 2017
BY Quartz - Lila MacLellan

The myth that grief is processed in discrete stages, or that proper grieving of a loved one can bring “closure,” is slowly losing its hold on our cultural psyche. But corporate family leave policies do not reflect this deepening understanding of human nature.

In the UK, US, and Canada, for example, a three-day paid leave for bereavement is still common practice in many workplaces. And though some large employers offer more, in the US, 40% of workers do not get any paid time off to deal with the trauma of death in the family.

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