Events

Georgetown Law's Workplace Flexibility 2010 and the Berkeley Center on Health, Economic & Family Security release a new report, "Family Security Insurance:  A New Foundation for Economic Security."

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At this briefing, employers, workers and union representatives described why flexible work arrangements have been effective business and workforce strategies, and the hallmarks of successful flexible work arrangements.

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October 23, 2009

Our Stories:  Your Constituents

Congressional Briefing

At this briefing, a diverse group of business, employee and consumer representatives discussed why flexible work arrangements are important for their family members and the issues they represent.

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October 5, 2009

Workplace Practice, Health and Well-Being

Congressional Briefing

Workplace Flexibility 2010 co-sponsored this briefing to highlight the research of the Work, Family & Health Network.

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Workplace Flexibility 2010 and the New America Foundation hosted this briefing to examine the particular need for workplace flexibiltiy among low-wage workers. 

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May 20, 2009

Supporting a Healthier Workplace

Congressional Briefing

Workplace Flexibility co-hosted this briefing with the New America Foundation and the American Psychological Association on the relationship between workplace flexibility and mental health.  

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May 13, 2009

FWA Platform Release

Platform Release

This event marked the release of Workplace Flexibility 2010's comprehensive set of policy solutions to expand Americans’ access to flexible work arrangements such as compressed workweeks, predictable schedules, and telecommuting.

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December 18, 2008

Military Families and Workplace Flexibility

Briefing

Workplace Flexibility 2010 hosted this briefing to highlight how workplace flexibility is a necessary part of the response to the work-life challenges faced by military families. 

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June 6, 2008

Workplace Flexibility and Religion

Congressional Briefing

Workplace Flexibility 2010 and the New America Foundation presented this briefing on the importance of a flexible workplace to religious observance.

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May 28, 2008 - May 30, 2008

Working For Change

2008 Sloan Conference

Workplace Flexibility 2010 hosted the 2008 conference for grantees of the Alfred P. Sloan Foundation's Workplace, Work Force, and Working Families Program.  Conversation focused on research, business practice and public policy developments in the work-family field.
 

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April 30, 2008

Senate Special Committee on Aging Hearing

Congressional Hearing

Workplace Flexibility 2010 co-director Chai Feldblum testified before the Senate Special Committee on Aging about how workplace flexibility could be used by the federal government to respond to the needs of older workers.

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Workplace Flexibility 2010 hosted this briefing at Georgetown Law to discuss the role of workplace flexibility in reducing barriers to employment for workers with disabilities. 

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Co-sponsored by Senators Mike Dewine (R-OH) and Christopher Dodd (D-CT), Workplace Flexibility 2010 and New America Foundation brought together a panel of experts for a briefing on the implications of work-family tensions on children, with a particular focus on the role of fathers.

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Co-sponsored by Senator Lamar Alexander (R-TN) and Senator Hillary Rodham Clinton (D-NY), Workplace Flexibility 2010 and New American presented a briefing on the implications of the mismatch between the structure of work and the needs of the workforce for American families. 

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Workplace Flexibility 2010 presented this briefing on the role that flexible workplaces can play in responding to the challenges of an aging workforce.

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Workplace Flexibility 2010 Director Chai Feldblum spoke at a research and policy conference at the University of Minnesota that examined how workplace flexibilty could be used to respond to the needs of the workforce and expand opportunites for employment. 

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AARP broadcast this radio report on the need for workplace flexibility among older workers.

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Workplace Flexibility 2010 Director Chai Feldblum participated in a March 2005 panel discussion about families, work, and public policy at the Russell Sage Foundation and the CUNY Center for Urban Research.

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January 24, 2005

Creating a New Standard for the American Workplace

Panel Discussion

Workplace Flexibility 2010 hosted this panel discussion to help define the contours of a new national policy on workplace flexibility. 

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November 8, 2004

Rethinking the Hours

New Report

In this report, Patti Giglio examines the concept of the billable hour and efforts to provide flexible schedules to partner-track lawyers. 

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