Work and Family

Carework Global Summit Call for Papers

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Call for Papers
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Carework Global Summit Call for Papers
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Carework Network: https://www.uml.edu/Research/CWW/carework/carework-network/default.aspx
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Jerry Jacobs, posting for Mignon Duffy and Carework Network

Global Carework Summit

June 1-3, 2017

Center for Women and Work

University of Massachusetts Lowell

Lowell, MA

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, and Family Journal
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Dowgun

The new issue of  the Community, Work & Family journal (Volume 19, Issue 4, October 2016) 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 issue contains the following articles:
 
A Mediational Model of Workplace Flexibility, Work–Family Conflict, and Perceived Stress among Caregivers of Older Adults
Melissa Brown & Marcie Pitt-Catsouphes

Working Parents Encouraged to Take the Lead, on WNYC

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Blog
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Working Parents Encouraged to Take the Lead, on WNYC
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1 Million for Work Flexibility

WNYC Studios’ show Note to Self is hosting a month-long series called “Taking the Lead,” featuring two moms with a big idea: help working parents remove the pain points and be happier at the office—and at home. 

A Letter to...My Wife, Who Won't Get a Job While I Work Myself to Death

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Op-ed (published opinion/editorial)
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A Letter to...My Wife, Who Won't Get a Job While I Work Myself to Death
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Guardian
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Monique

Millennial Dads Expect to Share Parenting

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News Article
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Millennial Dads Expect to Share Parenting
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Miami Herald
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http://www.miamiherald.com/news/business/biz-columns-blogs/cindy-krischer-goodman/article84492677.html

As the nation celebrates fathers this month, Brad Harrington, who is executive director of the Boston College Center for Work & Family, says his survey of 1,100 working professionals, 330 of them parents, reveals that not all young fathers face the same level of conflict or stress when it comes to career-life challenges. But most encounter some conflict in trying to be engaged fathers while wanting to advance at work, he says. 

 

Read more here: http://www.miamiherald.com/news/business/biz-columns-blogs/cindy-krische...

What Millennial Dads Tell Us About the Key to Fulfillment

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Blog
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What Millennial Dads Tell Us About the Key to Fulfillment
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Huffington Post
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Boston College Center for Work & Family

BCCWF Executive Director Brad Harrington shares his thoughts on the results of the new research report: The New Millennial Dad: Understanding the Paradox of Today's Fathers.

The Path to Happiness for Millennial Men is ... Kids

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News Article
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The Path to Happiness for Millennial Men is ... Kids
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CNN
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Boston College Center for Work & Family

Just in time for Father's Day comes a new report in which millennial fathers claimed significantly higher levels of satisfaction with their work

Helping New Moms with--Wait, a Vending Machine?

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Blog
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Helping New Moms with--Wait, a Vending Machine?
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Robin Hardman Communications Blog (also on Huffington Post)

At Johns Hopkins, support for breastfeeding employees  is not just a one-off policy or accommodation, it’s a comprehensive program. One of the most innovative aspects? A customized vending machine!

Author Insights: Josh Levs on Fixing our Work-First Culture

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Blog
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Author Insights: Josh Levs on Fixing our Work-First Culture
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1 Million for Work Flexibility

Josh Levs is a journalist, expert on issues facing modern families, and author of All In: How Our Work-First Culture Fails Dads, Families, and Businesses—And How We Can Fix It Together. After 20 years of reporting for NPR and CNN, Josh—a father of three—focuses his book on dispelling myths about today’s dads and moms, and explaining the necessity of new policies such as paid family leave. Read our interview with Josh here. 

A Conversation with Anne-Marie Slaughter on Women, Men, Work, and Family

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Blog
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A Conversation with Anne-Marie Slaughter on Women, Men, Work, and Family
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1 Million for Work Flexibility

On June 9, 1 Million for Work Flexibility teamed up with 1MFWF supporters ThirdPath Institute and City Dads Group to co-host a special Father’s Day-themed “Thursday with ThirdPath” event featuring scholar, international lawyer, foreign policy analyst, and thought-leader Anne-Marie Slaughter. Watch the recording here.

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