For parents desperate to find some way to juggle responsibilities at work and at home, the promise of work flexibility is like a beacon of hope. They tell themselves that, if they can just find the right position that lets them shift hours or work from home, everything will be fine. […]
Whether it's shifting hours, telecommuting, going part-time, or choosing some other option, flexibility is a popular trend in workplaces around the world. To provide a taste of the direction these conversations have headed during the last decade or so, here are six TED Talks that touch on flexibility and its effect on the world of work.
National Flex Day seeks to inspire employers and employees alike to unite behind the need for work flexibility, bring awareness to the benefits, and move the issue forward on a national scale. Here's how to celebrate!
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.
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.
As a company, UnitedHealth Group is dedicated to providing the best possible care for its customers. And as an employer, the healthcare giant shows the same level of dedication to its employees. Here are 5 facts about UnitedHealth Group, a 1 Million for Work Flexibility partner, and its mission to helping others.
Many companies are now committed to ending the gender pay gap—at least within their own business borders—by paying men and women equally. Here are 13 of them.
Sexual harassment, bullying, and inflexibility are all symptoms of disrespectful workplaces. They can be treated by creating environments of mutual respect.