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The Many Definitions of Flexible Work

By |February 21st, 2017|Inspiration|

When it comes to addressing systemic workplace problems, we have to be clear about what flexible work really means in order to suggest it as a solution.

Author Insights: Diane Mulcahy on The Gig Economy

By |February 2nd, 2017|Author Insights|

The Gig Economy is a guide to the world of short-term jobs, contract work, consulting projects, and freelance assignments.

Respectful Exits: Rethinking “Phased Retirement”

By |January 31st, 2017|Phased Retirement|

The first step in moving past the status quo on phased retirement and ensuring its greater adoption is reframing and rebranding the practice.

Berkeley Passes Right-to-Request Law

By |January 26th, 2017|Legislation|

On January 24, the City Council of Berkeley, CA, passed a "right-to-request law" giving employees the right to request flexibility and predictability.

Where Do the Presidential Candidates Stand on Flexibility?

By |October 7th, 2016|Legislation|

1MFWF has scoured news reports, voting records, and other sources to find out where the presidential candidates stand on issues related to work flexibility.

Work Flexibility in the City of Melbourne

By |August 9th, 2016|Inspiration|

In a new YouTube video, Melbourne City Council workers share why workplace flexibility is important to them.

Telework, Telework, Is That All There Is to Flexwork?

By |July 19th, 2016|Inspiration|

There's a danger in telework's upward trajectory in that it may overshadow all other flexwork options, and shrink the actual flexibility of flexibility.

Canada Asks Its Citizens To Weigh In On Work Flexibility

By |June 2nd, 2016|Legislation|

Canada’s Minister of Employment, Workforce Development and Labour recently launched a campaign to help Canadian workers get the flex that they need.