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Thursday, January 18, 2018 - 19:00

The share of U.S. women at the end of their childbearing years who are mothers was higher in 2016 than it was 10 years ago. Some 86% of women ages 40 to 44 had ever given birth, compared with 80% in 2006, according to a new Pew Research Center analysis of U.S. Census Bureau data.

Thursday, January 18, 2018 - 04:30

Drs Emma Banister and Helen Norman from the University of Manchester discuss why it is important for policy makers to include all fathers in family policy initiatives.

Thursday, January 11, 2018 - 12:38

Work-Life Advantage: Sustaining Regional Learning and Innovation

Thursday, January 11, 2018 - 11:31
Wednesday, January 10, 2018 - 15:51
The Arc of the United States (The Arc) seeks an experienced research entity to design, implement, and analyze quantitative and qualitative interviews with people with disabilities and their families to explore use of family and medical leave by workers with disabilities and families of adults and children with disabilities; how gaps in access to paid leave affect economic security, employment, and health and dis
Monday, January 8, 2018 - 22:35

Families are changing, and our political leaders should reflect on this diversity to ensure social policies reflect these differences, so that all families are well supported.

Monday, January 8, 2018 - 10:32

Dear colleagues, 

Happy new year!  This is the time of year when I begin to construct the review committee for the Rosabeth Moss Kanter Award for Excellence in Research on Work and Family.  It is always very important that the reviewers be diverse in terms of discipline, country, perspective, methodological approach, and background, and toward that end, I am inviting applications to serve on the review committee.  

Tuesday, December 26, 2017 - 23:29

The Unviersity of Sheffield is seeking applications for an Innovation Fellow to begin in early 2018. The Innovation Fellow is to pursue research on what businesses and organizations can do to support working careers. Working careers are defined as those who manage caring responsibility for an older or disabled relative or friend alongside their paid job or career. The Innovation Fellowship opportunity is a part of a new ESRC-funded programme on Susatianable Care: connection people and systems.