Tag: work and family

  • Stigma around breastfeeding at work

Survey Shows Continuing Stigma Regarding Breastfeeding at Work

By |December 12th, 2018|Categories: Working Parents|Tags: , , |

Despite the attention the issue has received and the increasing number of new moms who want to—or need to—quickly return to their jobs, the stigma against breastfeeding at work remains.

  • Man with paid parental leave

San Francisco Paves the Way for Gender Equality and Paid Parental Leave

By |May 1st, 2018|Categories: Legislation on Work Flexibility|Tags: , , |

Closing the gender pay gap and paid parental leave policies are two hot-button topics that are often talked about by city and state legislators, but not always made into law—until now. San Francisco is breaking away from the proverbial pack and leading the charge towards making the workplace equitable for everyone.

  • remote jobs

Work Flex News: FlexJobs’ 100 Top Companies with Remote Jobs in 2018, and More

By |January 26th, 2018|Categories: Work Flex News: Articles on Work Flexibility|Tags: , , , , |

FlexJobs, 1MFWF's sister website, has released its fifth annual survey of the top 100 companies with remote jobs.

  • event planners

Flexibility and Family: Can Event Planners Have Both?

By |December 22nd, 2017|Categories: Research Related to Work Flexibility|Tags: , , , |

Greater access to flexible work and leaders who ensure their employees take time off from work when necessary could improve a career as an event planner.

  • Flexible work arrangements

The Changing American Workforce Needs Flexible Work Arrangements

By |December 19th, 2017|Categories: Research Related to Work Flexibility|Tags: , , |

The US labor force is changing in drastic ways, and as a result it only makes sense to ensure that flexible work arrangements are available to more people.

  • work-life

CUWFA Conference: Work-Life Effectiveness in Higher Education

By |December 7th, 2017|Categories: Events on Work Flexibility|Tags: , , , |

The College and University Work-Life-Family Association is hosting its annual work-life conference at Emory University from March 13-15, 2018.

  • Erica Komisar

Author Insights: Erica Komisar on Prioritizing Motherhood in the First Three Years

By |November 7th, 2017|Categories: Author Insight Interviews, Working Parents|Tags: , , , |

Erica Komisar, LCSW, is a parenting expert, psychoanalyst, and author of Being There: Why Prioritizing Motherhood in the First Three Years Matters.

  • jobsharing

Take 5: Irenka Krone-Germann and Mirko Humbert on Jobsharing and Flexibility

By |October 19th, 2017|Categories: Expert Interviews, Job Sharing|Tags: , , , , |

Irenka Krone-Germann and Mirko Humbert are preparing for the 2nd International Colloquium on Job Sharing, scheduled for Nov. 6 in Basel, Switzerland.

  • breaking the mold

Author Insights: Lotte Bailyn on Breaking the Mold

By |October 16th, 2017|Categories: Author Insight Interviews, Business Case for Work Flexibility|Tags: , , , , , |

Professor of Management Lotte Bailyn literally wrote the book on work flexibility, back in 1993. How far have we come, as she wrote, in breaking the mold?

  • caregiving

Do Parents Have to Choose Between Work and Caregiving?

By |October 12th, 2017|Categories: Working Parents|Tags: , , , , |

Too often couples feel pushed to choose between work and caregiving. But a growing community of parents is showing us new ways to navigate this challenge.