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Tuesday, October 11, 2011 - 13:17

From the Palgrave Macmillan website, "This volume addresses tensions between work and private life by focusing on job quality, job security, working conditions and time-use patterns of individuals and households on the one hand, and the institutional context, such as family policy institutions, and other country characteristics on the other.

Thursday, October 6, 2011 - 12:21

Summary of conclusion adopted at the 3114th Employement, Social Policy, Health and Consumer Affairs EU
Council meeting.

Thursday, October 6, 2011 - 11:57

"Employee turnover costs businesses millions each year, but many employers don't realize exactly how much it's costing their company.

Thursday, October 6, 2011 - 11:21

"What happens when your job just doesn't fit with your life? To mark National Work and Family Month we're looking at inspiring people who have successfully reinvented their jobs to make sense with their lives.

Chrysula Winegar has been chronicling some of these people in her Work Life Stories series, and we've picked out six of our favorites..."

Thursday, October 6, 2011 - 09:10

From the Executive Summary, "Contributors to this volume examine a variety of work-family conflicts and assess their effects both on the well-being of American employees and their families and on the productivity of American employers. The authors also suggest approaches to help working parents meet the challenges of work-family conflict."

Thursday, October 6, 2011 - 09:05

This policy brief is a companion piece to Work and Family, which can be found at

Thursday, October 6, 2011 - 08:58

"The IWPR/Rockefeller Survey of Economic Security, like several other recent surveys, finds that the effects of the 2007–2009 recession, known as the Great Recession, are both broad and deep. The IWPR/Rockefeller survey shows that more than one and a half years after the recession came to an official end, and the recovery supposedly began, many women and men report that they are still suffering significant hardships.

Thursday, October 6, 2011 - 08:44

Research article on mothering ideology in the United States and how it varys by race and class. Abstract available. Subscription needed to view entire article.

Tuesday, October 4, 2011 - 13:18

"The recently released Newsweek/Daily Beast list of the top-ranked countries for women shows the United States in the respectable, though certainly not superlative, eighth position.

Tuesday, October 4, 2011 - 12:59

News article on the business case for telework. Includes case examples and links to surveys and reports.