Gender

Children Hurt Women’s Earnings, but Not Men’s (Even in Scandinavia)

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News Article
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Children Hurt Women’s Earnings, but Not Men’s (Even in Scandinavia)
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New York Times

Motherhood is the biggest cause of the gender pay gap. It might take fathers to change that.

Workers in Female-Majority Workplaces Have Less Access to Flextime

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News Article
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Workers in Female-Majority Workplaces Have Less Access to Flextime
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Slate Magazine

There were no significant differences between men and women in their access to flexitime across Europe—if anything men getting slightly better access. What’s more, workers in female-majority workplaces had the worst level of access to flexitime compared to their counterparts in male-majority workplaces or workplaces where men and women were equally represented.

Leadership Excellence and Gender in Organizations Research to Practice Conference

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Call for Papers
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Leadership Excellence and Gender in Organizations Research to Practice Conference
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Business Horizons
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Ellen Ernst Kossek

Leadership Excellence and Gender in Organizations Research to Practice Conference on March 22-23, 2018 at Purdue University in West Lafayette, Indiana.

Leadership Excellence and Gender in Organizations Research to Practice Conference

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Call for Papers
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Leadership Excellence and Gender in Organizations Research to Practice Conference
Source: 
Business Horizons
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Ellen Ernst Kossek

Leadership Excellence and Gender in Organizations Research to Practice Conference on March 22-23, 2018 at Purdue University in West Lafayette, Indiana.

For Women, Salary Negotiation Workshops Pay Off

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News Article
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For Women, Salary Negotiation Workshops Pay Off
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Boston Globe
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Judi C Casey

Congratulations to WFRN member Ann Bookman on this innovative program. 

"Of 52 workshop attendees interviewed as part of a new study by the Center for Women in Politics and Public Policy at University of Massachusetts Boston, nearly half either negotiated a pay raise at their current job or a starting salary at a new job that bumped them up to or above the market rate.  In short: They achieved pay equity, which is precisely the goal of the workshops."

Invisible Diseases Are Another Obstacle for Working Women

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News Article
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Invisible Diseases Are Another Obstacle for Working Women
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The Lily
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Judi C Casey

"For any woman, healthy or not, every day is a battle to be the best they can be at work, as bias against female traits in the workplace can lead to unfair wage gaps and minimal opportunities for leadership positions. But for women like me, living and working with a disease that makes us act and feel all the things society tells us we shouldn't -- emotional, weak, and in many cases, physically absent -- the stakes are much higher."

Confessions of a Conflicted Father

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Blog
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Confessions of a Conflicted Father
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Huffington Post
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Boston College Center for Work & Family

Boston College Center for Work & Family Executive Director Brad Harrington writes on the gap between aspiration and reality for many fathers who seek to be equal partners in caregiving.

New Report: State of the World's Fathers 2017

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Report
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New Report: State of the World's Fathers 2017
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Promundo/MenCare

We are excited to share the 2017 State of the World’s Fathers: Time for Action report!

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