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December 17, 2010
Can breastfeeding, working moms expect legislation to support her lactation needs? The answer is “yes” thanks to the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act that President Obama signed on March 23rd, 2010. Federal Health Reform and Nursing Mothers President Obama signed the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act, H.R. 3590, on March 23 and the Reconciliation Act of 2010, H.R. 4872, on March 30, 2010. Among many provisions, Section 4207 amends the Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA) of 1938 (29 U.S.Code 207) to require an employer to provide a place, other than a bathroom a place, and...
April 5, 2010
You might be wondering what safety has to do with Open-Flexible work. How about the safety of your children? I personally realized this safety issue when I picked up my daughter’s friend for a scheduled play date. My daughter’s friend went home directly after school since her mother could not afford after school care all five days. Her mother is a low-moderate wage worker and single parent of two. I arrived at the apartment complex where my daughter’s friend lived to see her distraught mother outside with her daughter. Apparently, something scared her daughter and she left the house, ran...
August 13, 2009
Nancy came to me today and told me a story about her open flexible work schedule. By the way, Nancy is highly qualified in her area and acknowledged among her peers. Nancy works in systems support which includes desktop and server software and hardware, end user hardware and software support and systems administration. Anyhow, Nancy told me a story about how her boss, who so valued her skills, asked her to work another day during the week in response to an increased workload. Nancy worked two days a week and was willing to work the requested three days a week. Additionally, the extra money...
April 1, 2009
Open Flexible work gives parents the ability to decide how, when and where they work, regardless of their level in an organization. Examples of Open Flexible work are: flexible scheduling; telecommuting/virtual work; job sharing; career customization; taking babies to work; part-time work options and quality on-ramps for parents who take time away from work.