Work and Family

Workers in Female-Majority Workplaces Have Less Access to Flextime

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News Article
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Workers in Female-Majority Workplaces Have Less Access to Flextime
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Slate Magazine

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.

Brett Hurt, Penn Grad, on Linking the World's Data For Good

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Interview
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Brett Hurt, Penn Grad, on Linking the World's Data For Good
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Work and Life Podcast

New Infographic: The Average Day of Low-Income Latino Parents

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Infographic
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New Infographic: The Average Day of Low-Income Latino Parents
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National Research Center on Hispanic Children & Families
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National Research Center on Hispanic Children & Families

The National Research Center on Hispanic Children & Families released a

New Book: "Work-Life Advantage: Sustaining Regional Learning and Innovation"

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Book
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New Book: "Work-Life Advantage: Sustaining Regional Learning and Innovation"
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Newcastle University

Work-Life Advantage: Sustaining Regional Learning and Innovation

"Millennial Voice" Series on Work-Family Practices

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Blog
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"Millennial Voice" Series on Work-Family Practices
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1 Million for Work Flexibility

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.

Last Call for Proposals: 2018 College and University Work-Life-Family Association (CUWFA) Conference

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Call for Papers
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Last Call for Proposals: 2018 College and University Work-Life-Family Association (CUWFA) Conference
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http://www.cuwfa.org/2018-call-for-proposals
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College and University Work-Life-Family Association

New Study from KU Leuven's Center of Social and Cultural Psychology on Emotional Perceptions of Work-Life Balance

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Blog
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New Study from KU Leuven's Center of Social and Cultural Psychology on Emotional Perceptions of Work-Life Balance
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KU Leuven Center of Social and Cultural Psychology
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Agnes Uhereczky

Work-life balance is a universally recognised, yet still very elusive concept, that researchers, practitioners and policy makers have been trying to pin down for a couple of decades, with the first studies dating back to the 1970s.

Working Together for a Sustainable Tomorrow-2018 College and University Work-Life-Family Association (CUWFA) Conference

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Working Together for a Sustainable Tomorrow-2018 College and University Work-Life-Family Association (CUWFA) Conference
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http://www.cuwfa.org/
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College and University Work-Life-Family Association (CUWFA)

Working Together for a Sustainable Tomorrow 

What Makes an Employer One of "The Best"?

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Blog
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What Makes an Employer One of "The Best"?
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Robin Hardman Communications blog

This year, once again, Working Mother Media has published some impressive statistics about the 100 Best companies, including some startling data comparing the 2017 100 Best to all companies nationwide.

The Family Owned Business

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Interview
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The Family Owned Business
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Work and Life Podcast
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