THE BIG PICTURE
- Flexible work schedules: what are we trading off to get them? Golden, Lonnie // Monthly Labor Review;Mar2001, Vol. 124 Issue 3, p50
Focuses on the levels of work hours and the types of jobs that either enhance or diminish a worker's chances of attaining a flexible work schedule in the United States. Analysis of the results of the May 1997 Current Population Survey; Factors contributing to the variation among individuals in...
- Wage differentials associated with flextime. Gariety, Bonnie Sue; Shaffer, Sherrill // Monthly Labor Review;Mar2001, Vol. 124 Issue 3, p68
Deals with a study which examined the differentials associated with flextime, by gender, stated motivation for using flextime, industry and major occupation. Brief history of flextime; Data and methods used; Results and its implications.
- Hours for the taking. // Director;Mar2003, Vol. 56 Issue 8, p62
Focuses on 2002 Employment Act to be implemented from April 6, 2003 which gives employees right to request flexible working hours. Terms of the act; Arguments made by small and medium-sized enterprises on the act; Possible effects of the act on business. INSET: Defining the new legislation.
- History matters. Todhunter, Liz // Queensland Nurse;Oct2012, Vol. 31 Issue 5, p37
The author discusses the proposed move by the newly elected government of Queensland to move the date of the labour day holiday from May to October, for even distribution of holidays throughout the year. She believes the reasons cited by the government do not adequately justify the move. Labour...
- Is flexible working the way of the future? Clark, Emma // Operating Theatre Journal;May2012, Issue 260, p8
The article discusses the issue of flexible working beyond the current legal remit in Great Britain. It highlights the beneficial effects of the concept, including the improvement of staff morale and loyalty while establishing an element of trust. In addition, remote working can save working...
- South Tipp PHNs retain flexible working. // World of Irish Nursing & Midwifery;Dec2014/Jan2015, Vol. 22 Issue 10, p13
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- Slow UK left behind on creative work practices. // Employers Law;Jul/Aug2007, p5
The article discusses a report issued by the Equal Opportunities Commission (EOC) on the employment practices in Great Britain. According to the report, British employers are behind their European competitors in terms of work practices. They are found to be missing out on increased flexibility...
- Comments and Discussion. Corrado, Carol // Brookings Papers on Economic Activity;1996, Issue 2, p120
Presents the authors' opinion on a study by Matthew D. Shapiro about the macroeconomic implications of variation in the workweek of capital. Impact of the variation in capital hours on the cyclicality of manufacturing productivity; Discussion of Shapiro's presentation of statistical...
- More jobs, greater choice. Vant, Thomas R. // OECD Observer;Sep2003, Issue 239, p29
Highlights the need for governments, workers and businesses to focus on the concrete goals relating to increased job opportunities and job creation. Importance of economic growth for creating more job opportunities; Barriers to expanding employment in some countries; Emphasis on the concept of...