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Wednesday, March 7, 2018 - 03:50

We are happy to announce The triple bind of single-parent families: resources, employment and policies to improve wellbeing. Single parents face a triple bind of inadequate resources, employment, and policies, which in combination further complicate their lives.

Tuesday, March 6, 2018 - 12:30

2018 WFRN Preliminary Conference Program 

Tuesday, March 6, 2018 - 11:15

Even as women’s participation in the labor force nears parity with men's, even as they have been the dominate gender in college graduations since 1982, even as they (very gradually) become CEOs and board members

Monday, March 5, 2018 - 17:23

Struggling to find a data set to use for your thesis, dissertation, or other research?  The National Research Center on Hispanic Children & Families has developed a series of online interactive tools (

Saturday, March 3, 2018 - 19:15

Research findings show that not all human resource management (HRM) practices facilitate workplace success among older workers. For instance, age‑awareness HRM practices such as training for older workers have the potential to cue these workers' age as a stigmatizable characteristic.

Thursday, March 1, 2018 - 12:15

The new issue of the Community, Work & Family journal (Volume 21, Issue 2, April 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.

Monday, February 26, 2018 - 12:12

Announcing the WFRN Awards for Leaders and Legacies

Thursday, February 22, 2018 - 11:49

A position for a full-time post-doc is available at the Department of Sociology, School of Social Sciences, at the University of Frankfurt, with an earliest possible starting date of 1. July 2018.

Tuesday, February 20, 2018 - 13:16

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

Tuesday, February 20, 2018 - 13:13

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.