Flexible Work Arrangements/ Flexibility

Take 5: Daniel Arnold on Flexible Work in the Digital Age

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Take 5: Daniel Arnold on Flexible Work in the Digital Age
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Dr. Daniel Arnold helped organize an interdisciplinary conference on “Flexible Work in the Digital Age", focused on work flexbility and work-life balance.

Working Families Flexibility Act Brings Flex Debate to Congress

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Working Families Flexibility Act Brings Flex Debate to Congress
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Video: Whole Life Leaders—How Love and Play Improve the Way We Work

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Video: Whole Life Leaders—How Love and Play Improve the Way We Work
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1 Million for Work Flexibility

ICYMI: On April 13, 1 Million for Work Flexibility teamed up with our supporter ThirdPath Institute to co-host a special “Thursdays with ThirdPath” event focused on redefining the rules of work and family. Watch the recording, featuring Jessica DeGroot, Lotte Bailyn, and Joyce Fletcher, here. 

Webinar: Whole Life Leaders—How Love and Play Improve the Way We Work

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Webinar: Whole Life Leaders—How Love and Play Improve the Way We Work
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Webinar: Whole Life Leaders—How Love and Play Improve the Way We Work

Date: Thursday, April 13

Time: 1:00 p.m. – 2:00 p.m. ET

Panelists: Lotte Bailyn, Joyce Fletcher, Jessica DeGroot

 

Research Explainer: “Telecommuting and Earnings Trajectories Among American Women and Men 1989–2008”

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Research Explainer: “Telecommuting and Earnings Trajectories Among American Women and Men 1989–2008”
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1 Million for Work Flexibility

A new study shows that the majority of telecommuting takes place after hours and on weekends, without a correlated increase in earnings.

New CW&F Issue Available Online for WFRN Members

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New CW&F Issue Available Online for WFRN Members
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Community, Work & Family Journal
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The new issue of  the Community, Work & Family journal (Volume 20, Issue 2, April 2017) is now available online here. Please note that you must be a member of WFRN and logged on to the WFRN website to access the issue.

This new issue contains the following articles:

On Shifting Ground: First-time Parents’ Ideal World of Paid Work and Family Time
K.E. Kushner, N. Sopcak, R. Breitkreuz, et al.

Out of the Office: More People Are Working Remotely, Survey Finds

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Out of the Office: More People Are Working Remotely, Survey Finds
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Judi C Casey

"Last year, 43 percent of employed Americans said they spent at least some time working remotely, according to the survey of more than 15,000 adults."

New CW&F Issue Available Online for WFRN Members

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New CW&F Issue Available Online for WFRN Members
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Community, Work & Family Journal
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The new issue of  the Community, Work & Family journal on "Missing Voices on Meaningful Relationships in Time and Space" (Volume 20, Issue 1, February 2017) is now available online here. Please note that you must be a member of WFRN and logged on to the WFRN website to access the issue.

This new issue contains the following articles: 

Diane Mulcahy on The Gig Economy

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Diane Mulcahy on The Gig Economy
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1 Million for Work Flexibility

Five years ago, before it was even a thing, Diane Mulcahy created and began teaching an MBA class on The Gig Economy at Babson College. The class gained immediate traction and was named by Forbes as one of the Top 10 Most Innovative Business School Classes in the country. Her book The Gig Economy is a guide to the world of short-term jobs, contract work, consulting projects, and freelance assignments.

Berkeley Passes Right-to-Request Law

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Berkeley Passes Right-to-Request Law
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