Statutory Routes to Workplace Flexibility in Cross-National Perspective

Publication Date: May 2008

Publisher: Institute for Women's Policy Research

Author(s): Janet C. Gornick; Ariane Hegewisch

Research Area: Labor

Keywords: paid leave; workplace flexibility; work-family; flexibility

Type: Report

Coverage: United States


This report provides a cross-country overview of laws that make it easier for employees to change the hours they work, summarizing evidence of the laws' impact and discussing how such provisions can play an important role in preparing the US economy for the future.