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Wednesday, February 14, 2018 - 15:55

I’m guessing many employers aren’t seeing such results from what they call employee engagement, because their employees are not truly engaged.

Friday, February 9, 2018 - 13:28

"I have come to believe smaller is better," Mr. Rodriguez, 57, said. He wasn't really talking about clothes. He was talking about work/life balance. It's an unusual topic in fashion, where the choices between the professional and the personal have rarely been part of the industry conversation the way they have in other sectors, like finance and law. For an industry that prides itself on being on the vanguard of social change, it's another way in which fashion lags behind.

Thursday, February 8, 2018 - 19:20

American businesses cover just 1 percent of the skyrocketing cost of child care. It’s time for that to change.

Friday, February 2, 2018 - 18:07

Over the past few decades, women have made major strides in the paid workforce. However, despite being ambitious, career-focused, and progressing at work, women continue to struggle with the competing demands of pursuing professional careers and raising families (Hewlett, 2002; Slaughter, 2012). Women's careers continue to diverge from those of men, with women much more likely to have periods of part-time work or being out of the workforce than their male counterparts.

Friday, February 2, 2018 - 12:13
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Tuesday, January 30, 2018 - 12:32

Professional Women's Identity Work Across Career and Family Transitions

An Interview with Christine Bataille

By Carrie Oelberger

Research Spotlight Series: A Project of the Committee to Connect Research, Policy and Practice

Tuesday, January 30, 2018 - 10:32


In advance of the 25th anniversary of the Family and Medical Leave Act next Monday, Feb. 5, we have created and released fact sheets detailing the demographic case for paid leave in every state. You can find fact sheets for all states at

We've also created a landing page for FMLA25 with different ways to take action:

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Monday, January 29, 2018 - 18:26

The National Research Center on Hispanic Children & Families released a brief on non-standard work schedules that examines the implications of these schedules on Latino families’ ability to access child care options, especially those designed and subsidized to support low-income families.