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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.

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Why We Want Work Flexibility: Parenting

By |December 22nd, 2016|Inspiration|

Working parents are one of the largest segments of the U.S. workforce who need work flexibility.

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Don’t Miss: Is There Such a Thing As a ‘Bore Out’, and More

By |July 29th, 2016|Don't Miss|

We’ve all heard of being overstressed in the workplace, but what about being chronically bored? Read about the "bore out" trend and more.

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Balancing Family, Health, and Work

By |June 23rd, 2016|Flexibility Stories|

Flexible work has been a key part of my life for two decades. Today I finally have the perfect fit: a flexible career, just in time for when I need it most.

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

By |June 9th, 2016|Events|

This special event featuring Anne-Marie Slaughter was co-hosted by ThirdPath Institute, City Dads Group, and 1 Million for Work Flexibility.

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Limited Flexible Job Options Condemning Thousands to Poverty

By |January 14th, 2016|Inspiration|

A new UK study reports that hundreds of thousands are out of work or ‘trapped’ in low-paying jobs because too many employers refuse to offer flexibility.

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Honor Our Armed Forces By Expanding Work Flexibility

By |November 11th, 2015|Benefits|

You might think of working parents as the primary audience for work flexibility. But veterans from all of the U.S. Armed Forces need flexible work, too.

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Why Work Flex is Critical for People with Cancer

By |October 13th, 2015|Benefits|

October is Breast Cancer Awareness Month. Here are just a few reasons why flex work is a necessity for those with cancer—and those who serve as caregivers.