Work and Family: Policies for a Changing Work Force

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The United States has seen a dramatic increase in the number of dual-earner and single-adult families. This volume reviews accompanying changes in work and family structures and their effects on worker productivity and employer practices. It presents a wide range of approaches to easing the conflicts between work and family, exploring appropriate roles for business, labor, and government.

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Overview

The United States has seen a dramatic increase in the number of dual-earner and single-adult families. This volume reviews accompanying changes in work and family structures and their effects on worker productivity and employer practices. It presents a wide range of approaches to easing the conflicts between work and family, exploring appropriate roles for business, labor, and government.

Work and Family offers up-to-date information, looking at how the family and the workplace arrived at their current relationship and evaluating the quality and the cost of care for dependents in this nation.

The volume describes the advantages and disadvantages of being part of a working family and takes a critical look at the range of benefits provided, including existing and proposed employer programs for families. It also presents a comparative review of family-related benefits in other countries.

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The report of a study by the Panel on Employer Policies and Working Families, Committee on Women's Employment and Related Social Issues, the National Research Council. Reviews the changes in work and family structures and their effects on worker productivity and employer practices; and presents a wide range of approaches to easing the conflicts between work and family, exploring appropriate roles for business, labor, and government. Annotation c. Book News, Inc., Portland, OR (booknews.com)
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  • ISBN-13: 9780309042772
  • Publisher: National Academies Press
  • Publication date: 1/1/1991
  • Edition number: 1
  • Pages: 268
  • Product dimensions: 6.23 (w) x 9.30 (h) x 0.95 (d)

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