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Attracting Attention: Freezing of Female Employees' Eggs as an Employee Benefit
Human Resource Executive Online Link to more items from this source
Nov. 3, 2014
"The most attention employee benefits has garnered in a long time occurred when Facebook and Apple recently announced they were offering a new benefit to their employees: paying for procedures that will take a woman's eggs and freeze them for use in in-vitro fertilization in the future.... It created such a strong reaction because some people see it as an admission that a serious commitment to work is incompatible with having a family, at least for women. Others view it as denigrating motherhood and family, implicitly suggesting that work could be -- or perhaps even should be -- important enough to push having a family into the background, even for those who want a family."

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