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The Curse of Flexible Work

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The Curse of Flexible Work
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BBC.com

Deviating from the nine-to-five isn’t always liberating – it can often be a constant source of stress.

Flexible Schedules Reward Dads, Not Moms

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Flexible Schedules Reward Dads, Not Moms
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Washington Post

Chung found that men and women in full-time jobs with flexible schedules worked about the same amount of overtime hours. The same went for mothers and fathers. The men, however, saw an earnings increase beyond overtime pay after switching from a concrete schedule to flexible hours. They banked an average of 1,000 more euros (about $1,125) per year. The women enjoyed no such gains.

Flexible Working Is Making Us Work Longer

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News Article
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Flexible Working Is Making Us Work Longer
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The Conversation
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Heejung Chung

Contrary to what you might expect, those with more control over their work schedule work more than those with less control. In fact, people have a tendency to work more overtime hours once they are allowed to work flexibly, compared to when they were not.

The Time-Consuming Activities That Stall Women’s Careers

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News Article
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The Time-Consuming Activities That Stall Women’s Careers
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Harvard Business Review Blog Network
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Judi C Casey

"Does this situation sound familiar? It's a pattern I've seen again and again among many high-potential, talented female leaders: high aspirations turning into disillusionment.


I believe it has something to do with how women spend their time, both inside work and out of it."

Why Working in the Restaurant Industry Can be Hard on Your Mental Health

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Why Working in the Restaurant Industry Can be Hard on Your Mental Health
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Boston Globe
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Judi C Casey

Shojo chef Mark O'Leary is a vocal advocate of work-life balance in the restaurant industry.

EnforcingSickDays.org

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Website
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EnforcingSickDays.org
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CLASP
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Judi C Casey

EnforcingSickDays.org is dedicated to improving enforcement of earned sick days laws around the United States.

EnforcingSickDays.org helps government agencies, employers, employees, and advocates get the information they need to ensure that all workers receive the paid sick time they've earned.

How Sunday Night Became the New Monday Morning

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News Article
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How Sunday Night Became the New Monday Morning
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Boston Globe

The Lab That Knows Where Your Time Really Goes

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The Lab That Knows Where Your Time Really Goes
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Nature
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Monique Valcour, PhD CPCC

Article about the biggest collection of time-use diaries in the world, kept by the Centre for Time Use Research at the University of Oxford, UK. The centre's holdings have been gathered from nearly 30 countries, span more than 50 years and cover some 850,000 person-days in total. They offer the most detailed portrait ever created of when people work, sleep, play and socialize — and of how those patterns have changed over time.

 

Managing Capacity: Walking the Talk About Overwork

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Managing Capacity: Walking the Talk About Overwork
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Huffington Post Teresa (Johnson) Hopke
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Judi Casey

Great read on the process that organizations can use to manage overwork.

Fixing Our Unhealthy Obsession with Work Email

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Blog
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Fixing Our Unhealthy Obsession with Work Email
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Harvard Business Review Blog Network
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Judi C Casey

Our dysfunctional relationship with work email has become so normal, I'm not sure most of us can even see it anymore.

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