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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.

The Ripple Effects of Parents Not Using Their Vacation Time

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Blog
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The Ripple Effects of Parents Not Using Their Vacation Time
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Harvard Business Review Blog Network
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Judi C Casey

And yet American parents are hardly neglecting their children: in fact, they're spending more time with their kids today than they did in the 1960s. So what's the problem?

An Alpine Antidote to Working Weekends

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News Article
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An Alpine Antidote to Working Weekends
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New York Times
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Monique Valcour

An American copywriter contrasts her experiences working at ad agencies in the US and Switzerland.

The Truth in a Discarded Word: When Balance Makes Sense

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Blog
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The Truth in a Discarded Word: When Balance Makes Sense
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Robin Hardman Communications Blog
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Robin Hardman

The word “balance” is often frowned upon in the work-life field. So is the word “family.” As in: “work-family balance.” Balance is considered to be an inadequate and simplistic metaphor for the complex interactions between work and non-work in most people’s lives.

Timehacker - Guest Blog Post by Brigid Schulte

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Blog
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Timehacker - Guest Blog Post by Brigid Schulte
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The WorkLife HUB
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The WorkLife HUB

The Washington Post launched an initative called "Timehacker." Readers click on a link and write ONE goal they’d like to make time for, explain why it’s important, and then what’s getting in the way. Brigid Schulte, author of Overwhelmed and award-winning journalist at the Washington Post, met a number of great coaches and productivity experts in the course of her reporting, and lined up several who were willing to participate. They paid the reader and the coach, who worked together for 21 days. Then Brigid would write about what happened.

How to Build a Business That Fits Your Lifestyle

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News Article
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How to Build a Business That Fits Your Lifestyle
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Wall Street Journal
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Judi C Casey

"Instead of starting a company and shaping their life around it--working as long and as hard as the business demands--they start a company to fit the kind of life they want to lead. Working this way doesn't mean slacking off, or delegating everything away. Rather, these entrepreneurs come up with creative ways to tap technology and set boundaries to do justice both to the business and their personal needs."

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