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5 reasons I take retreats

September 15, 2014
“Are you listening to your life–what is it trying to tell you?” Renee Trudeau Stephen Cope, MSW, author and director of Kripalu’s Institute for Extraordinary Living says retreats don’t change our lives as much as they change where we stand in relationship to our lives—and our capacity to see the...
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What High Quality PreK IS vs IS NOT: HINT Wear A Smock

September 2, 2014
As my friends and I – many teachers and all parents of school aged children – hustled this weekend to make sure our children were ready for the new school year, I found myself being asked many questions about early learning. In addition to being mom to five and an early childhood educator, I am a...
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¡Vayamos Adelante hacia Actualizar Nuestra Cultura Laboral!

August 29, 2014
To read this blog post in English, click here . El nuevo libro de Sheryl Sandburg Vayamos Adelante ("Lean In") enfoca la atención sobre la escasez de mujeres líderes en el campo laboral. Ella subraya que la maternidad es un momento en el que muchas mujeres se desvían de sus carreras. Ella le...
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Teletrabajo Ayuda a las Madres Avanzar

August 29, 2014
To read this blog post in Engish, click here . La Semana Nacional de Teletrabajo estuvo zumbando, irónicamente, sobre las prohibiciones del teletrabajo. La semana pasada, Best Buy anunció el final de su programa de trabajo desde casa conocido como ROWE por sus siglas en Inglés (ambiente-laboral-...
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Al Diablo con el Equilibrio entre la Vida y el Trabajo: ¡Necesitamos una Pólitica de Vida y Trabajo!

August 27, 2014
To read this blog post in English, click here . Por más de dos años, La Semana Laboral de Cuatro Horas ha sido un bestseller nacional. ¿Por qué? Porque la mayoría de nosotros nos resentimos estar atados a nuestros trabajos, y sabemos que podemos hacer aún un mejor trabajo si tuviéramos la...

Marissa Mayer y Yahoo Envían un Mensaje Claro (y Negativo) a los Empleados y los Trabajadores que son Padres

August 22, 2014
To read this blog post in English, click here . Este artículo de opinión apareció originalmente en el blog Modern Mami . Las noticias de que la Directora General de Yahoo, Marissa Mayer, eliminó la flexibilidad del trabajo y forzó a todos los empleados a trabajar en la oficina (incluso a aquellos...
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Mothers, Democracy and Hurricane Iselle

August 13, 2014
The following post, with minor modifications, was first featured in the Honolulu Star Advertiser as an op-ed last week, right before Hawaii’s state primary. The first sentence of the editorial read: " As this primary season comes to an end.. ." But the primary season did not end on Saturday as...
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Schedules That Work for Workers

August 12, 2014
A few weeks ago, President Obama convened a White House Summit on Working Families, an event attended by national leaders in business and labor. The event was designed to put the issues of working families under a national spotlight. I was proud to participate in this event, representing the AFL-...
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Pregnant Police Officer in Florence, KY Pushed Off the Job Due to City Policy

August 5, 2014
Office Lyndi Trischler is pregnant, lives with her one-year old daughter, and will soon have to move out of an apartment she can no longer afford because she’s been pushed out of her job. This is all because her employer, the City of Florence, Kentucky, will not permit any City employees to work with medical restrictions, unless they have been injured on-the-job.
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Forget Summer Fridays… Working Parents Need Real Flexibility

August 4, 2014
Here are three reasons why employers should develop a formalized flexible work program and how it will benefit both employers and working parents.
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