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Report Summary: “State of the American Workplace,” Gallup

By |April 13th, 2017|Research Explainer|

According to Gallup's new "State of the American Workplace," just 33 percent of workers are engaged at work. Work flexibility could help.

Research Explainer: “Telecommuting and Earnings Trajectories Among American Women and Men 1989–2008”, Social Forces

By |March 13th, 2017|Research Explainer|

A new study shows that the majority of telecommuting takes place after hours and on weekends, without a correlated increase in earnings.

Report Summary: “The Gift of Time: The Allianz Longevity Project,” Allianz Life Insurance Co.

By |January 24th, 2017|Research Explainer|

The average life expectancy in the U.S. is now 30 years longer than it was a century ago. Allianz sought to learn how people feel about those extra years.

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

By |January 17th, 2017|Research Explainer|

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.

Report Summary: “Women in America—Work and Life Well-Lived,” Gallup

By |January 3rd, 2017|Research Explainer|

A new report from Gallup, "Women in America: Work and Life Well-Lived," outlines why and how businesses should recruit and retain women (hint: flex is key).

Research Explainer: “Gender Discrepancies in the Outcomes of Schedule Control on Overtime Hours and Income in Germany,” European Sociological Review

By |October 4th, 2016|Research Explainer|

A new study shows that people who have more control over their schedules tend to work longer hours than those who have less control.

Research Explainer: “Predicting Access to Paid Leave and Workplace Flexibility”, Center for American Progress

By |August 30th, 2016|Research Explainer|

A new report from the Center for American Progress shows that people who have the greatest need for flexibility aren't always the most likely to have it.

Research Explainer: “The New Millennial Dad,” Boston College

By |August 4th, 2016|Research Explainer|

Learn more about the Boston College Center for Work & Family new report, "The New Millennial Dad: Understanding the Paradox of Today's Fathers."