Getting Punched: The Job and Family Clock...It’s Time for Flexible Work for Workers of All Wages
Publication Date: July 2006
Publisher(s): Center for Law and Social Policy
Author(s): Jodie Levin-Epstein
Special Collection: John D. and Catherine T. MacArthur Foundation
Type: Fact sheet
Coverage: United States
Get the facts on the dramatic labor market changes that result in more and more workers facing dual and dueling responsibilities– those at work and those at home. Businesses that recognize this tension address it through responsive scheduling and paid time off; and, these businesses benefit from cost savings when they do. Getting Punched suggests 10 ways that government should get more involved in promoting responsive workplaces for workers of all wages. It’s about time.