TITLE

Study compares U.S. and European work/family policies

AUTHOR(S)
Frazee, Valerie
PUB. DATE
January 1998
SOURCE
Workforce (10928332);Jan98 Supplement Global Workforce, Vol. 77, p1
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Presents the results of the report undertaken by Boston College's Center for Work and Family, comparing the United States an European perspectives on work and family balance issues. Perception of Europeans that work and family issues are the concern of a broader group of social partners; Notion of the Americans that companies are responsible for helping employees attain balance in their work and family.
ACCESSION #
103846

 

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