Some companies pay for prescription drugs, dentist visits and eyewear to ease their employees' financial burden. What if your employer were to cover the cost of IVF treatments? More women are deciding to have children later in life and this decision creates an interesting debate. Should companies extend their benefits plan to include covering the cost of IVF treatments for their employees? The subject of employer-funded IVF treatments was discussed in a recent Globe and Mail article.
“When [those employees] finally realize their dream of having a family, they’re going to be thankful to that employer for helping make that dream come true, and will most likely be loyal employees as a result,” said Erin Miller, a consultant in Toronto who is currently financing her IVF treatment.
What do you think? Should employers pay for IVF?
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