Are You Too Family Friendly? (2007)

Wells, S. J. (2007). Are you too family friendly? As the proportion of single and childless workers increases, so do complaints of unfairness in employers’ benefits and policies. HR Magazine, 52. Retrieved October 25, 2009, from http://www.shrm.org/Publications/hrmagazine/EditorialContent/Pages/1007cover.aspx

This article looks at the statistics on the number of single citizens in the U.S. and how this growing number needs to be taken into account in workplace practice and policies. Many single workers report work inequities, and this needs to be addressed by employers. Issues that make a workplace more attractive to singles are noted, with social inclusion being the most important factor. >

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