Employee Benefits

No One Should Have to Choose Between Caregiving and Work

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News Article
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No One Should Have to Choose Between Caregiving and Work
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Harvard Business Review Blog Network

Top 25 Companies for Work-Life Balance

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News Article
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Top 25 Companies for Work-Life Balance
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Glassdoor

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.

Work and Life Radio Program: Children with Special Needs, Flex, Working Parents

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TV/Radio Show
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Work and Life Radio Program: Children with Special Needs, Flex, Working Parents
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Education Navigation, LLC
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Debra Schafer/Education Navigation, LLC

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.

Father’s Day 2014: More dads seek paid paternity leave

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Press Release
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Father’s Day 2014: More dads seek paid paternity leave
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Boston College Center for Work & Family
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Boston College Center for Work & Family

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).

More Workplaces Offer Flexibility for Caregiving, Study Shows

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More Workplaces Offer Flexibility for Caregiving, Study Shows
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AARP

Finally, employers seem to be getting the message that many of their workers have caregiving demands.

It's Time to Demand a More Family-friendly Workplace-Or Move On

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News Article
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It's Time to Demand a More Family-friendly Workplace-Or Move On
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BBC Capital

No Maternity Leave Policy? Make Your Own!

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Blog
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No Maternity Leave Policy? Make Your Own!
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WorkOptions.com
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Pat Katepoo

"My husband and I are looking to start a family in the months ahead, but my biggest stress

Beyond Your Paycheck: 5 Things To Negotiate At Work

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News Article
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Beyond Your Paycheck: 5 Things To Negotiate At Work
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Fast Company

"By now, you probably know that a salary is negotiable.

But that's just one of the workplace policies and perks up for discussion. Whether it's explicitly said or not, things like flexible working arrangements, maternity leave and even the projects you get to work on may not be set in stone."

The Time is Right For the FAMILY Act- Paid Parental Leave

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Blog
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The Time is Right For the FAMILY Act- Paid Parental Leave
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Fathers, Work and Family Blog (http://fathersworkandfamily.com)
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Scott Behson, PhD

The Time is Right For the FAMILY Act- Paid Parental Leave

The FAMILY act would create a national policy of paid parental leave. Why I think this is a great idea.

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