As more companies create flexible work plans and incorporate these options into their core strategies, it may be tempting to think that the fight for flex is over. But many people still cannot access flexible work options. And sometimes, it is the people who need it most who are least likely to have it.
Hundreds of thousands of American workers struggle with mental health problems that may affect everything from their moods and energy levels to their productivity and physical health. And one tool companies can use to help improve workers' mental health is frequently overlooked: the power of flexibility.
While honoring those who are active personnel in the military, we should also take a moment to remember sacrifices made by soldiers’ family members. And one way to help military spouses, in particular, is to offer flexible work options.
A new film, Zero Weeks, examines all aspects of the nation's paid family leave problem through the eyes of real people who are struggling because of it.
Deadlines are looming at work. Your boss is breathing down your neck. One of your coworkers is doing his best to torpedo your project. If you're feeling stressed, here are some specific ways that work flex can help you have a happier, healthier, more balanced, less stressful life.
Companies that hire remote workers generally assume those telecommuters will be covered by the employment laws, including discrimination law, of the states in which they live. But a recent ruling by a New Jersey appellate court may force at least some businesses to reconsider that assumption.
Unfortunately, the different wants and needs of non-parents sometimes don't get the same attention and understanding from managers when it comes to work flex. Here's why flexibility is great for non-parents, too.