Work and Life

The New Male Mystique
The Families and Work Institute’s National Study of the Changing Workforce, a nationally representative study of the U.S. workforce, finds…
Times Are Changing: Gender and Generation at Work and at Home
This is the first study released using data from the 2008 National Study of the Changing Workforce. The report reveals…
Workplace Flexibility in the United States: A Status Report
This status report reviews key findings from topic-specific reports written for the National Dialogue on Workplace Flexibility forums, as well…
Employer Lactation Toolkit
About For Employers For Employees For Health Professionals Multimedia Success Stories Supporting Nursing Mothers at Work is Now Law The…
The State of Health in the American Workforce: Does Having an Effective Workplace Matter?
This study focuses on the decrease in quality of health reported by employees from 2002 to 2008 in the National…
Working in Retirement: A 21st Century Phenomenon
Working in retirement has become an increasingly common practice among Americans over 50. This study, using data from the 2008…
  • 25 Years of FWI History

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  • Work-Life Book Reviews

    Families and Work Institute launches Work-Life Book Reviews.

    fwi-book-reviews-graphicWe review the hot work-life books, both blog and video reviews, because you don’t have time to read everything.



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