Minister for women backs flexible work
- Achieving Gender Balance in the Workplace Goes Beyond the Workplace. Komsa, Kathryn // Profiles in Diversity Journal;Nov/Dec2010, Vol. 12 Issue 6, p68
The article discusses achieving of a gender balance on the workplace in the U.S. It states that gender balance requires changes in viewing the roles of women and men in the process of parenting while parents will face tradeoffs that are different from their non-parenting colleagues. It also...
- Caregivers and Discrimination. Falcone, Elizabeth A. // Diversity Executive;Mar/Apr2014, Vol. 7 Issue 2, p48
The article discusses court cases involving caregiver discrimination and workplace flexibility in the U.S. Joyce v. Office of the Architect of the Capitol involved a facilities technician who challenged the government's decision to change his shift. The plaintiff in DeFranco v. Ametek Ameron LLC...
- USING FLEXTIME TO CREATE A COMPETITIVE WORKPLACE. Denton, D. Keith // Industrial Management;Jan/Feb93, Vol. 35 Issue 1, p29
Focuses on the use of flextime to create a competitive workplace in the U.S. Ways to implement flextime; Selection of divisional flextime coordinator; Effect of absenteeism on a department.
- A little leeway goes a long way. Field, Linda // Nation's Business;Nov98, Vol. 86 Issue 11, p6
Looks at some of the strategies for making flexible job arrangements work to one's advantage. Creation of an environment based on self-motivation and results; Flexible work situations; Nontraditional work structures.
- Gender equality and progress of gender studies in Japanese geography: a critical overview. Murata, Yohei // Progress in Human Geography;Jun2005, Vol. 29 Issue 3, p260
This paper examines gender equality in Japanese academic geography and provides an overview of gender studies undertaken in the discipline. First, I point out the serious gender imbalance which exists in Japanese geography, through an examination of data on gender participation in academic...
- More Efforts Needed to Improve Gender Equality in Corporate Governance in the EU. Pieters, Karolien // European Business Organization Law Review;Jun2012, Vol. 13 Issue 3, p475
The workforce in the EU is decreasing significantly compared to the US and Japan. This problem can to some extent be solved by having more women at the workplace. The European Commission is currently contemplating the introduction of obligatory quotas for women in the boardroom of private...
- Equality high on agenda. Smethurst, Steve // People Management;5/1/2003, Vol. 9 Issue 9, p8
Reports on developments in diversity and sex equality in the workplace. Findings of a study conducted by Opportunity Now on companies with adequate resourcing in place for gender programs; Resources used by Northern Rock, a building society, in embedding diversity into its human resources strategy.
- Workplace Boundaries: Conceptions and Creations. Epstein, Cynthia Fuchs // Social Research;Autumn1989, Vol. 56 Issue 3, p571
The article discusses how cultural and structural factors interact in the creation, maintenance and dissolution of boundaries, particularly in the workplace. There are constraints on equality and change. Such constraints are rooted in the social arrangements dividing society, in the identities...
- Perceptions and Reflections on Sexual Harassment in Jamaica. Tindigarukayo, Jimmy // Journal of International Women's Studies;May2006, Vol. 7 Issue 4, p90
Within the context of gender inequality that pertains to the Caribbean region generally, this study examines and analyzes two surveys on sexual harassment in Jamaica. The first survey was conducted in June/July 1999 by the Committee against Sexual Harassment at the Workplace, intended to solicit...