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Wednesday, May 23, 2018 - 10:33


Monday, May 14, 2018 - 11:01

The new issue of the Community, Work & Family journal (Volume 21, Issue 3, July 2018) 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.

The new issue contains the following articles: 

Sunday, May 13, 2018 - 19:15

Using data from the Luxembourg Income Study, we conduct a gender comparison of how young people aged 20–34 in Finland (n = 19,941), Spain (n = 29,458), Taiwan (n = 47,219), and the United States (n = 184,581) participated in full time work, short-hours or temporary work, education, and homemaking before and after the Great Recession (GR) beginning 2008. Gender and country patterns varied substantially.

Thursday, May 10, 2018 - 13:07

Tuesday, May 8, 2018 - 10:08

Respectful Exits is the organized voice of aging workers, insisting that employers implement our common sense Longevity Agenda:

Monday, May 7, 2018 - 13:50

This research summary is on the Harvard Business Revue website with a link to a review that was in the Academy of Management Annals of this article: 

Monday, April 23, 2018 - 16:27

In 2017, the Fortune 500 boasted the largest-ever percentage of female CEOs: 5.8%.  Despite obtaining undergraduate and graduate degrees at higher rates than men, women continue to earn substantially less than their similarly situated male counterparts and are less likely to advance.

Wednesday, April 18, 2018 - 12:00

Last month I attended the Great Place to Work Institute’s annual conference, and once again I was struck by how things have changed.

Tuesday, April 17, 2018 - 11:43

The revised preliminary program for the 2018 WFRN Conference is now available. Once again, congratulations to Marcie Pitt-Catsouphes and Kathleen Christensen, WFRN’s Co-Presidents, and to the 2018 WFRN Program Committee for putting together an exciting and informative agenda.