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New Research on Working Families in Major Transition: WFD's newest research investigates how working families are responding to changing social and economic trends, and suggests approaches to support workers in their working and caregiving roles.
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WFD Consulting is pleased to announce that the report Leveling the Playing Field: Attracting, Engaging and Advancing People with Disabilities has been released to the public by The Conference board. The report, whose lead author is WFD's Peter Linkow, includes a comprehensive, evidence-based business case for hiring and effectively employing people with disabilities.
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Global Study on Men and Work-Life Integration reveals that, when it comes to work and family, men and women are more alike than different.  This finding conflicts with a widely-held assumption that men identify more strongly with work and women with personal/family life.
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Survey: The State of Work-Life 2010
Senior management in a wide range of industries has maintained its commitment to work-life. Staffing and budgets are holding their own. However, there is a curious mismatch between the most serious workforce issues identified by companies and where they are investing their resources.
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Workload in America 2010
Findings from WFD's Second Annual Survey of Workload Issues confirm that even as the economy begins to improve, workloads for employees and managers continue to escalate and stress is taking its toll. Organizations are concerned about the potential impacts and how they can respond.
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WFD Consulting presented research on workplace flexibility for hourly workers at the Corporate Voices for Working Families Annual Partners meeting in May 2009.
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Upcoming Events

May 5, 2016: Boston, MA
CHRO Summit

May 11-13, 2016:  Lexington, KY 
2016 CUWFA Conference 

June 14-16:  Broomfield, CO 
2016 WEPAN Change Leader Forum: Framework for Promoting Gender Equity in Organizations 

June 16-17, 2016:  Prudential Tower, Newark, NJ 
Network & Affinity Leadership Congress East (NALC)

June 21, 2016: Lowell, MA
Women's Leadership Conference at UMass Lowell

June 23-25, 2016: Washington, DC
Work and Family Researchers Network (WFRN) 2016 Conference

September 22, 2016: Minneapolis, MN
Work Life Expo

Date TBD:  New York City 

Families and Work Institute Annual Gala Dinner and Symposium 

October 17-18:  New York City 
Working Mother 2016 Work Life Congress

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WFD's past and upcoming conferences and presentations

In The News

WFD congratulates all of those selected as the 2015 Working Mother 100 Best Companies. We are especially proud to have partnered with both of the Pinnacle Award winners, IBM and Johnson & Johnson, 40 of the companies on the list and 7 of the Top 10 companies as they developed and implemented work/life, flexibility, employee engagement, and diversity solutions to recruit, retain and engage talented employees and support working families.  
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WFD Consulting Presents the 2014 Global Work-Life and Diversity Solutions Workshop Series, featuring interactive online expert advice and discussion on the compelling talent management issues facing today’s changing world of work.
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WFD Consulting Announces New Partnership to Bring Practical Online Courses to Implement Flexibility Effectively in Workplaces Worldwide
WFD is pleased to announce the addition of practical Web-based e-courses on workplace flexibility and telework to our product offerings.
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Workplace Flexibility LogoWFD joins Corporate Voices' National Workplace Flexibility Campaign
WFD Consulting has announced that it will join Corporate Voices for Working Families in a national campaign to engage the business community and create a broader awareness of the positive business and employee benefits of workplace flexibility.
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