Work Design/Redesign

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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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

 

Diane Mulcahy on The Gig Economy

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Diane Mulcahy on The Gig Economy
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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.

Report Summary: “Navigating the Demands of Work and Eldercare,” U.S. Department of Labor

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Report Summary: “Navigating the Demands of Work and Eldercare,” U.S. Department of Labor
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A new report from the U.S. Department of Labor highlights the value of flexibility for the millions of working Americans who are also caregivers.

Take 5: Ian Reynolds on Work, Life, and Engagement at Johns Hopkins

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Take 5: Ian Reynolds on Work, Life, and Engagement at Johns Hopkins
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Ian Reynolds is Director of WorkLife and Community Programs in the Office of Work, Life and Engagement at Johns Hopkins. In his position, Ian oversees the delivery of a variety of programs designed to assist faculty and staff achieve healthy worklife effectiveness. These include childcare, backup care, and eldercare services; lifespan workshops; the Breastfeeding Support Program; flexible work arrangements; staff recognition; and housing and relocation support. 

The Proximity Myth

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The Proximity Myth
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The Gender Pay Gap: An Interview with Economist Claudia Goldin

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The Gender Pay Gap: An Interview with Economist Claudia Goldin
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Claudia Goldin is the Henry Lee Professor of Economics at Harvard University, director of the National Bureau of Economic Research’s Development of the American Economy program, and the former president of the American Economic Association (2013/14). She’s also the author and editor of several books, among them Understanding the Gender Gap: An Economic History of American Women.

Take 5: Lonnie Golden on the Economics of Work Flexibility and Worker Happiness

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Take 5: Lonnie Golden on the Economics of Work Flexibility and Worker Happiness
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Lonnie Golden is a Professor of Economics and Labor & Employment Relations at Penn State University, Abington College. His research analyzes trends in working hours, overtime, overwork, overemployment and underemployment, work schedule flexibility and variability, labor market and workplace flexibility, the Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA), work-sharing, part-time work, time-use, work-family and health consequences, non-standard and contingent employment and employment policies. 

Research Explainer: “Gender Discrepancies in the Outcomes of Schedule Control on Overtime Hours and Income in Germany,” European Sociological Review

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Research Explainer: “Gender Discrepancies in the Outcomes of Schedule Control on Overtime Hours and Income in Germany,” European Sociological Review
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