The Families and Work Institute (FWI) and the Society for Human Resource Management (SHRM) announced the winners of the 2014 When Work Works Award, honoring employers who have created effective workplaces based on six components: autonomy; work-life fit; supervisor support for work success; satisfaction with earnings, benefits and opportunities for advancement; opportunities for learning; and a culture of trust.
New provisions allowing parents to share parental leave come into force in the UK this year. These will be available to parents in England, Scotland and Wales who will give birth to or adopt a child after April 5 next year.
As part of Glassdoor's online company review survey, employees voluntarily and anonymously share what their job and company is like when it comes to work-life balance. The following 25 companies stand out for both high work-life balance ratings and insightful reviews.
If the issues of work, working parents, workplace flexibility, and children with special needs is of interest, please tune in tonight (Tuesday, July 8th) at 8:00 p.m. EST as Stew Friedman and I discuss these topics.
Fathers want to be present and involved from the first days of their children’s lives and increasingly expect their employers to support them through paid leave, flexibility, and ultimately a culture that respects their desire to be hands-on caregivers, according to a new study of 30 corporations and more than 1,000 fathers by the Boston College Center for Work & Family (BCCWF).