Work and Family

Call for Papers EDI Conference: The Work-life Interface for Workers with Diverse and Intersecting Identities

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Call for Papers
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Call for Papers EDI Conference: The Work-life Interface for Workers with Diverse and Intersecting Identities
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Equality, Diversity and Inclusion Conference 2017
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Alexandra Beauregard / Middlesex University Business School

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Julie Smolyansky: CEO of LifeWay Foods on having a Whole Life

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Interview
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Julie Smolyansky: CEO of LifeWay Foods on having a Whole Life
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Work and Life Podcast

Call for Papers - ICWF Work & Family and Women & Leadership Conferences

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Call for Papers
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Call for Papers - ICWF Work & Family and Women & Leadership Conferences
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International Center for Work and Family
Name/Organization of Person Posting (optional): 
dowgun

Two related conferences organized by the IESE Women in Leadership of IESE Business School will be held in Barcelona, Spain in July 2017:

New CW&F Issue Available Online for WFRN Members

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Announcement
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New CW&F Issue Available Online for WFRN Members
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Community, Work & Family Journal
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dowgun

The new issue of  the Community, Work & Family journal on "Missing Voices on Meaningful Relationships in Time and Space" (Volume 20, Issue 1, February 2017) 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.

This new issue contains the following articles: 

Launch of Work and Life Podcast with Stew Friedman

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Announcement
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Launch of Work and Life Podcast with Stew Friedman
Source: 
Wharton and SiriusXM radio

Podcast with Erin Kelly

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Interview
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Podcast with Erin Kelly
Source: 
the WorkLife HUB
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Zoltan Vadkerti

What are some of the main factors that influence whether we are experiencing work related stress or have a good work-life balance? What does research tell us about the benefits of work-life integration to businesses? We speak with Dr. Erin Kelly of MIT Sloan School of Management about her research and her experiences.

Exploring the Relationship Between Paid Family Leave and the Well-being of Low-Income Families: Lessons from California

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Report
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Exploring the Relationship Between Paid Family Leave and the Well-being of Low-Income Families: Lessons from California
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US Department of Health and Human Services, Office of the Assistant Secretary for Planning and Evaluation

Report Summary: “Navigating the Demands of Work and Eldercare,” U.S. Department of Labor

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Blog
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Report Summary: “Navigating the Demands of Work and Eldercare,” U.S. Department of Labor
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1 Million for Work Flexibility

A new report from the U.S. Department of Labor highlights the value of flexibility for the millions of working Americans who are also caregivers.

Take 5: Ian Reynolds on Work, Life, and Engagement at Johns Hopkins

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Blog
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Take 5: Ian Reynolds on Work, Life, and Engagement at Johns Hopkins
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1 Million for Work Flexibility

Ian Reynolds is Director of WorkLife and Community Programs in the Office of Work, Life and Engagement at Johns Hopkins. In his position, Ian oversees the delivery of a variety of programs designed to assist faculty and staff achieve healthy worklife effectiveness. These include childcare, backup care, and eldercare services; lifespan workshops; the Breastfeeding Support Program; flexible work arrangements; staff recognition; and housing and relocation support. 

Fight Employee Fears of Using Family Benefits

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News Article
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Fight Employee Fears of Using Family Benefits
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Daily Labor Report (Bloomberg BNA)
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dowgun

Employees are often afraid to use family-friendly benefits because of perceived stigma, according to a study published earlier this year in the academic journal Personnel Psychology in which 154 firefighters and 440 nurses took part.

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