Talking Point: Should companies offer paid leave for menopause and periods?

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The policy will “enable Asosers to take the time away from work that they need”  (PA Archive)
The policy will “enable Asosers to take the time away from work that they need” (PA Archive)

ASOS have made headlines this week for offering employees ten days of paid leave for menopause.

A statement from the company said the policy will “enable Asosers to take the time away from work that they need, while also increasing awareness of the impact of such common life events”.

Evening Standard comment writer Melanie McDonagh is against the move, but what do you think?

Would you welcome the paid leave, or do you know someone who would? Do you think female health should be taken more seriously in the workplace?

Let us know in the comments for your chance to be featured on the ES website tomorrow.

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