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Tuesday, September 18, 2018 - 16:33

I help organizations write submissions for "Best Place to Work" lists, and I regularly see a flaw in the way spokespeople try to convey their culture. I’ve found too often, people want only to describe the current state of affairs—the fabulous new program, or approach, or policy. In other words, they go straight for the end of the story, forgetting that any good story also has a beginning and a middle.

Tuesday, September 18, 2018 - 10:57

 

The National Partnership is pleased to release Raising Expectation: A State-by-State Analysis of Laws That Help Working Family Caregivers (http://www.nationalpartnership.org/issues/work-family/raising-expectatio...). This fifth edition of our comprehensive report maps the policies that states have enacted to support working people, and grades each state based on what it has - or hasn't yet - done to expand FMLA protections or offer paid sick days or paid family and medical leave for private and public sector workers.

Monday, September 17, 2018 - 16:09
The Manager of Work-Life will propose, develop and implement strategic work life initiatives at The University of Alabama. The position will work collaboratively with individuals engaged with various facets of work life throughout the University community. The individual will stay abreast of work life trends, research and best practices; striving to position The University of Alabama as a model institution for work life balance.
Monday, September 17, 2018 - 09:05

The current national conversation over paid family leave often centers on maternity and paternity leave. Yet as people live longer and work longer, this approach is missing the mark. Read the new blog from AARP Public Policy Institute's Lynn Friss Feinberg to learn why paid family leave policies should extend to workers with family caregiving responsibilities for aging parents or ill relatives.

Friday, September 14, 2018 - 12:54

The new Special Interest Group (SIG) on Work-Life Research & Practice from a LGBTQ Perspective is actively seeking new members

Tuesday, September 11, 2018 - 09:03

Dear colleagues,

I am very pleased to inform you the University of Bologna has launched an official call for application for a 24-mongh post-doc in the area of family supportive supervisor behaviors. All the information about the call, the compensation, the recruitment criterias and the deadlines can be found at the following website:

https://www.aricweb.unibo.it/AssegniRicerca_Segretari/_bandi/2008/Bando39266[50282]TutorColloquio_eng.Htm

As follows, I summarize some key information:

Friday, September 7, 2018 - 13:51

 

The Work and Family Researchers Network (WFRN) is currently seeking an experienced professional for the position of Executive Officer.