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Spotlight on… Make It Work

By |June 15th, 2017|Supporter Spotlight|

Make It Work is a national campaign dedicated to helping working families by advocating for policies that meet their needs.

Fake Flexibility: Proposed “Comp Time” Legislation is a Fraud

By |May 2nd, 2017|Legislation|

Why would anyone think we need H.R. 1180, the Working Families Flexibility Act, when clearly we don’t need it and our employees don’t need it?

Don’t Miss: How Office Culture Can Crush Women’s Ambitions, and More

By |April 28th, 2017|Don't Miss|

Research from Boston Consulting Group reveals that women’s reluctance to apply for senior roles may stem from company culture more than lack of ambition.

Hope Beyond Fibroids: My Fibroids & Infertility Journey

By |April 26th, 2017|Flexibility Stories|

A regular “9 to 5” would not have been able to accommodate the demands fibroids and infertility made on my body and time.

Why Flex Matters for Autism Awareness Month

By |April 18th, 2017|Inspiration|

April is autism awareness month. For those working moms and dads who are caring for children with special needs, work flexibility is especially critical.

Video: Whole Life Leaders—How Love and Play Improve the Way We Work

By |April 14th, 2017|Events|

Innovators Jessica DeGroot, Lotte Bailyn, and Joyce Fletcher discuss redefining the rules of work and family to improve the way we work.

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: “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.