There’s a dirty little secret when it comes to work flexibility—not all flexible work requests are treated equally.
Research Explainer: “Telecommuting and Earnings Trajectories Among American Women and Men 1989–2008”, Social Forces
A new study shows that the majority of telecommuting takes place after hours and on weekends, without a correlated increase in earnings.
Research Explainer: “Gender Discrepancies in the Outcomes of Schedule Control on Overtime Hours and Income in Germany,” European Sociological Review
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
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.