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Monday, November 7, 2011 - 13:38

Op-ed on American work hours, overwork and productivity.

Monday, November 7, 2011 - 13:25

"From "The Feminine Mystique" to the “Opt-Out Revolution,” every decade has its debate over a mother’s decision to work or stay home. The Working Mother Research Institute has commissioned a new survey examining what women are choosing now when it comes to work and life. And, crucially, why?"

Thursday, November 3, 2011 - 08:25

Tuesday, November 1, 2011 - 10:06

Blogroll of Huffington Post's National Work and Family Month #NWFM blogfest.

Tuesday, November 1, 2011 - 09:55

"October is National Work and Family Month. It's a great time to step back and look at where the conversation has come from and where it is going. What kind of support are you getting from your employer to help you do your job well? Are the right people at companies involved in the work life conversation?"

Tuesday, November 1, 2011 - 09:43

"That men are experiencing work-family conflict isn’t new. Indeed, it’s been some time now that they – and younger men in particular – have been complaining of feeling the squeeze in even greater numbers of women. What appears to be new is that they’re starting to talk about it – just a bit. Which means that maybe they’re starting to realize that they’re not unique or alone in feeling they’re failing at the impossible task of “doing it all.”

Tuesday, November 1, 2011 - 09:38

"Women are almost on par with men around the world in health and education, but they still lag in economic and political participation and opportunities, according to a World Economic Forum report released on Tuesday.  

The Global Gender Gap Report found 96 percent of gaps in health and 93 percent of disparities in education had been closed, compared with less than two thirds of economic gaps and only a fifth of gaps in political participation.


Tuesday, November 1, 2011 - 09:27

"The authors of this brief examine child poverty rates using decennial census data from 1980, 1990, and 2000, as well as American Community Survey five-year estimates between 2005 and 2009, to identify those counties where child poverty has persisted. They find persistent child poverty in nearly twice as many U.S. counties as those that report high persistent poverty across all age groups. In all, 342 counties have experienced persistently high levels of poverty across all age groups during the past twenty-nine years.

Tuesday, November 1, 2011 - 09:23

"...annual survey provides national, statewide, and area-specific costs for facilities offering long-term care."