Elder-Care Issues Shake the Workplace

Solomon, Charlene Marmer
October 1999
Workforce (10928332);Oct99, Vol. 78 Issue 10, p58
Focuses on the services and programs that human resource departments can offer to help employees with elder-care problems. Effects of elder-care on employee productivity; Different elder-care needs; Manager support for elder-care issues; Communication of available elder-care assistance to employees.


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