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Thursday, January 11, 2018 - 12:31
Wednesday, January 10, 2018 - 16:51
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 - 23:35

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 - 11:32

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.  

Wednesday, December 27, 2017 - 00:29

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.

Wednesday, December 27, 2017 - 00:16

The new issue of the Community, Work & Family journal (Volume 21, Issue 1, January 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.

Wednesday, December 20, 2017 - 15:44

Students in Dr. Stephen Sweet’s Sociology of Work and Family course at Ithaca College were encouraged to write editorials on how job tensions affect families, and how work-family practices can make sense not only for working families, but also for employers. Don't miss this "Millennial Voice" series running from Dec 18-23.

Tuesday, December 19, 2017 - 09:44

Helen Norman and Colette Fagan (University of Manchester, UK) review the latest developments in UK childcare concluding there continues to be problems with accessibility, affordability and quality.