When Work Works: Creating Effective and Flexible Workplaces
When Work Works is a nationwide initiative to bring research on workplace effectiveness and flexibility into community and business practice. Read more
Applications now closed for 2010 Alfred P. Sloan Awards for Business Excellence in Workplace Flexibility. Over 700 worksites nationwide applied for this prestigious recognition, representing employers of all size and industry. Complete list of 2010 Sloan Award recipients to come in fall 2010.
Families and Work Institute participates in Vice President Biden’s Middle Class Task Force Event on Work and Family on July 20, 2010. Read more here.
The U.S. Department of Labor’s Women’s Bureau to host four regional forums on workplace flexibility. These regional forums, a follow up to the March 31st White House Forum on Workplace Flexibility, will be held in Dallas, Los Angeles, Chicago and New York. FWI will be working with the Women’s Bureau to identify employer participants for these forums who have effective and flexible workplaces, and will be encouraging other forums to take place throughout the nation.
Families and Work Institute joins national campaign led by Corporate Voices for Working Families to engage the business community in supporting workplace flexibility.
White House hosts historic Forum on Workplace Flexibility on March 31, 2010. Read more about the White House’s Forum and its follow up activities here.
Organize a workplace flexibility event in your community. The White House has launched a Work-Flex Event Starter Kit, an online collection of resources that can be used to organize educational events and campaigns around workplace flexibility in your communities and places of business, and features some of the research conducted by Families and Work Institute. Get started here.
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When Work Works is a project of Families and Work Institute in partnership with the U.S. Chamber of Commerce's Institute for a Competitive Workforce and the Twiga Foundation, with funding from the Alfred P. Sloan Foundation.