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Workplace Intervention Positively Impacts Employee Safety Compliance & Organizational Citizenship

Workplace Intervention Positively Impacts Employee Safety Compliance & Organizational Citizenship

September 15, 2015

Leslie Hammer, along with about a dozen of her fellow WFHN researchers, have published a paper in the Journal of Applied Psychology that examines the impact of a workplace intervention on employee reports of safety compliance and organizational citizenship behaviors in 30 health care facilities.

#CNAs who also balance #family caregiver roles make more trips to ER than their peers

#CNAs who also balance #family caregiver roles make more trips to ER than their peers

August 5, 2015

A new study by WFHN researchers, including Harvard Pop Center fellow Jessica Williams, PhD, reveals that CNAs who also care for children or elders (double duty) and those who care for both generations (triple duty) utilize acute care services (emergency room and other urgent care facilities) more than those CNAs without those same informal, family caregiving …

Kids of parents who completed bulk of STAR workplace intervention programs say parents spend more time, solicit more info.

Kids of parents who completed bulk of STAR workplace intervention programs say parents spend more time, solicit more info.

August 4, 2015

The study, Effects of a Workplace Intervention on Parent–Child Relationships published in Journal of Child and Family Studies by Work, Family & Health Network researchers, evaluates the impact on parent-adolescent relationships of a workplace intervention aimed at boosting employees' schedule control and supervisor support for personal and family life.

Job stress that impacts family life linked to increased cardiometabolic risk #workfamilyconflict

Job stress that impacts family life linked to increased cardiometabolic risk #workfamilyconflict

May 20, 2015

A WFHN study of nursing home employees found that job stress that impacts family life (work-to-family conflict) is linked to increased cardiometabolic risk, whereas being married and having younger children at home was protective against this increased risk. Lisa Berkman is lead author on study, published in the Journal of Occupational Health Psychology, which also found that family conflict that impacted work life (family-to-work conflict) was …

Working Moms with Supportive Supervisors Spend More Daily Time with Daughters

Working Moms with Supportive Supervisors Spend More Daily Time with Daughters

April 29, 2015

The results of a flagship WFHN study published in Pediatrics indicate that working mothers who, as part of the WFHN intervention, had supervisors that were trained to be more supportive of their employees' personal and family lives and schedule control, were spending approximately 40 minutes more per day with their daughters 12 months after the intervention.