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Workflex & Employment Law Pocket Guide

Workplace flexibility, or workflex, is about rethinking how, when, and where people do their best work in ways that benefit both employers and employees. For thousands of organizations, workflex contributes millions of dollars in bottom-line gains, especially in terms of employee recruitment and retention. This Workflex & Employment Law Pocket Guide is intended to be a quick desk reference and More...

2016 National Study of Employers

The National Study of Employers is a comprehensive look at employer practices, policies, programs and benefits that address the personal and family needs of employees. The survey of more than 900 U.S. employers with 50 or more employees was conducted by Families and Work Institute and is released by SHRM as part of the When Work Works initiative.

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Free Workflex Guides to Help Work Work!

by Cassidy Solis

If you’re looking for ways to make your organization more effective and flexible, When Work Works’ Guides can help! These FREE Workflex Guides are for employers who want to explore ways to #ReinventWork with greater flexibility. Available Guides include:

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Workflex in Retail, Service and Hospitality Guide: Cooperative Scheduling, Beyond Bias is the go-to-resource for making service based

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Paid Time Off, Vacations, Sick Days and Short-term Caregiving in the United States: 2014 National Study of Employers

The  National Study of Employers is an ongoing study of employers with 50 or more employees conducted by Families and Work Institute (FWI) and released in partnership with the Society for Human Resource Management (SHRM). It is the most comprehensive study being conducted today of employer programs, policies and practices for supporting employees’ work and personal lives.

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Effective Workplace Brochure

Effective workplaces recognize that employees are an organization’s greatest resource and make a critical difference in the organization’s ability to not merely survive, but to also thrive. To be truly effective, a workplace—its design, practices and policies—must benefit both the organization and its employees. When an organization takes this approach to employee development and management, you have employees who are More...

2014 National Study of Employers

The National Study of Employers is an ongoing study of employers with 50 or more employees conducted by Families and Work Institute (FWI) and released in partnership with the Society for Human Resource Management (SHRM). It is the most comprehensive study being conducted today of employer programs, policies and practices for supporting employees’ work and personal lives.

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Conference on Effective and Flexible Workplaces

Posted on March 18, 2014 by Eve Tahmincioglu
Excerpt from Families and Work Institute

Do you want to know how to create an effective and flexible workplace? How to be innovative and stay on top of the changing landscape of work?

Then don’t miss our WhenWorkWorks initiative’s sessions at this year’s Society for Human Resource Management’s annual conference in Orlando, More...

Flex and the Bottom Line

The first step toward getting your flexibility and effective workplace initiative implemented is to make the business case. Download this infographic to help make your case, and see what kind of success other organizations have experienced as a result of using workplace flexibility.

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Workflex: A Win-Win for Everyone

This infographic from When Work Works focuses on the benefits of workplace flexibility outside of caregiving responsibilities. We look at the impact it can have on productivity, personal health and well-being, cost savings, etc. You can download a PDF of this infographic and distribute it to your employees or networks.

 

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National Dialogue on Workplace Flexibility

Families and Work Institute has written a series of reports for the National Dialogue on Workplace Flexibility, the series of forums created to build on the message and momentum from the first White House Forum on Workplace Flexibility that took place in March, 2010. These events were organized and hosted in 2010 and 2011 by the Women’s Bureau of the More...