This 3-day institute (July 16-18, 2014) features regional, national, and international researchers and practitioners in occupational health psychology, total worker health, and safety research and practice.
Candace Nelson, ScD, a researcher who did her dissertation on the Work/Family Study, is lead author on a recently published study that found that a flexible work environment that allows staff to make time for exercise appears to reduce cancer risk in middle-aged workers.
Leslie Hammer was one of several experts that New America consulted with in this Weekly Wonk to help answer the question what’s something that every company can do to make that work-life balance easier?
Network researchers Erin Kelly and Phyllis Moen talk about workplace flexibility in their recent blog: Building Flexibility Into The Way We Work. They talk about how the issue of "work-family balance", or lack thereof, does not just belong to one group, and make the case for why employers should think about redesigning work rather than merely "accommodating" flexible schedules. They presented at the "Redesigning, Redefining Work" summit organized by Stanford University's Michelle R. Read more about Workplace flexibility-built in!