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Dad-Friendly Work Policies Begin Growing Up

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Dad-Friendly Work Policies Begin Growing Up
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Workforce
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Boston College Center for Work & Family

This Workforce article quotes Brad Harrington on parental leave: “The more I’ve researched fatherhood, the more I’ve come to appreciate the importance of paid leave. Having a father take leave and spend time with their child on their own, one-on-one, and providing care directly is huge in terms of whether or not we achieve gender equality.” 

The New Dad: The Career-Caregiving Conflict

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Press Release
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The New Dad: The Career-Caregiving Conflict
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Boston College Center for Work & Family
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Boston College Center for Work & Family

BCCWF announces the release of the latest report in our fatherhood research series entitled The New Dad: The Career-Caregiving Conflict, just before Father's Day 2017. The study describes three types of fathers (Egalitarian, Conflicted, and Traditional) across three generations (Millennials, Generation X and Baby-boomers) and explores

Redefining Fatherhood

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TV/Radio Show
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Redefining Fatherhood
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WBUR
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Boston College Center for Work & Family

WBUR Radio's on point features a discussion of modern fatherhoof with Brad Harrington of BCCWF and Sarah Thebaud of UC Santa Barbara.

Flexible Schedules Reward Dads, Not Moms

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News Article
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Flexible Schedules Reward Dads, Not Moms
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Washington Post

Chung found that men and women in full-time jobs with flexible schedules worked about the same amount of overtime hours. The same went for mothers and fathers. The men, however, saw an earnings increase beyond overtime pay after switching from a concrete schedule to flexible hours. They banked an average of 1,000 more euros (about $1,125) per year. The women enjoyed no such gains.

A Letter to...My Wife, Who Won't Get a Job While I Work Myself to Death

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Op-ed (published opinion/editorial)
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A Letter to...My Wife, Who Won't Get a Job While I Work Myself to Death
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Guardian
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Monique

Millennial Dads Expect to Share Parenting

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News Article
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Millennial Dads Expect to Share Parenting
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Miami Herald
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http://www.miamiherald.com/news/business/biz-columns-blogs/cindy-krischer-goodman/article84492677.html

As the nation celebrates fathers this month, Brad Harrington, who is executive director of the Boston College Center for Work & Family, says his survey of 1,100 working professionals, 330 of them parents, reveals that not all young fathers face the same level of conflict or stress when it comes to career-life challenges. But most encounter some conflict in trying to be engaged fathers while wanting to advance at work, he says. 

 

Read more here: http://www.miamiherald.com/news/business/biz-columns-blogs/cindy-krische...

What Millennial Dads Tell Us About the Key to Fulfillment

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Blog
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What Millennial Dads Tell Us About the Key to Fulfillment
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Huffington Post
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Boston College Center for Work & Family

BCCWF Executive Director Brad Harrington shares his thoughts on the results of the new research report: The New Millennial Dad: Understanding the Paradox of Today's Fathers.

How Millennials Are Redefining Success

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Blog
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How Millennials Are Redefining Success
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Huffington Post
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Boston College Center for Work & Family

In March of this year, Brad Harrington published a piece called Is it Time to Retire "Millennials"?, questioning many of the stereotypes attached to this generation. He wondered how many of the assertions made about this group would pass the muster of rigorous research.

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