CLASP http://www.clasp.org/issues/work-life-and-job-quality/highlights/rss CLASP Highlights Feed Tue, 24 Jan 2012 05:00:00 +0000 AMPS en hourly 1 Giving Retail Workers the Gift of Standards for Job Schedules http://www.clasp.org/issues/work-life-and-job-quality/highlights/giving-retail-workers-the-gift-of-standards-for-job-schedules Wed, 03 Feb 2016 14:40:00 -0500 http://www.clasp.org/issues/work-life-and-job-quality/highlights/giving-retail-workers-the-gift-of-standards-for-job-schedules Don’t be Fooled: Paid Sick Time Laws Don’t Cost Jobs http://www.clasp.org/issues/work-life-and-job-quality/highlights/httpwww-clasp-orgissueswork-life-and-job-qualityin-focusdont-be-fooled-paid-sick-time-laws-dont-cost-jobs Wed, 03 Feb 2016 13:50:00 -0500 http://www.clasp.org/issues/work-life-and-job-quality/highlights/httpwww-clasp-orgissueswork-life-and-job-qualityin-focusdont-be-fooled-paid-sick-time-laws-dont-cost-jobs The Business Benefits of Paid Sick Time http://www.clasp.org/issues/work-life-and-job-quality/highlights/the-business-benefits-of-paid-sick-time Fri, 29 Jan 2016 09:38:00 -0500 http://www.clasp.org/issues/work-life-and-job-quality/highlights/the-business-benefits-of-paid-sick-time The Healthy Families Act: A Detailed Review for Businesses http://www.clasp.org/issues/work-life-and-job-quality/highlights/the-healthy-families-act-a-detailed-review-for-businesses Fri, 29 Jan 2016 09:37:42 -0500 http://www.clasp.org/issues/work-life-and-job-quality/highlights/the-healthy-families-act-a-detailed-review-for-businesses The Healthy Families Act: Fact Sheet for Businesses http://www.clasp.org/issues/work-life-and-job-quality/highlights/the-healthy-families-act-fact-sheet-for-businesses Fri, 29 Jan 2016 09:36:24 -0500 http://www.clasp.org/issues/work-life-and-job-quality/highlights/the-healthy-families-act-fact-sheet-for-businesses Why Fair Job Scheduling for Low-Wage Workers Is a Racial Justice Issue http://www.clasp.org/issues/work-life-and-job-quality/highlights/why-fair-job-scheduling-for-low-wage-workers-is-a-racial-justice-issue Tue, 19 Jan 2016 12:00:00 -0500 http://www.clasp.org/issues/work-life-and-job-quality/highlights/why-fair-job-scheduling-for-low-wage-workers-is-a-racial-justice-issue Obama’s State of the Union Address Sets Broader Context for Job Quality http://www.clasp.org/issues/work-life-and-job-quality/highlights/obamas-state-of-the-union-address-sets-broader-context-for-job-quality Wed, 13 Jan 2016 14:47:00 -0500 http://www.clasp.org/issues/work-life-and-job-quality/highlights/obamas-state-of-the-union-address-sets-broader-context-for-job-quality New & Expanded Employer Paid Family Leave Policies http://www.clasp.org/issues/work-life-and-job-quality/highlights/new-expanded-employer-paid-family-leave-policies Fri, 11 Dec 2015 12:39:00 -0500 http://www.clasp.org/issues/work-life-and-job-quality/highlights/new-expanded-employer-paid-family-leave-policies The National Partnership for Women & Families and the Center for Law and Social Policy are excited to release “New & Expanded Employer Paid Family Leave Policies,” which details new paid family leave policies announced in 2015 by high-profile companies.

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Enforcement Agencies Gather to Share Strategies http://www.clasp.org/issues/work-life-and-job-quality/highlights/enforcement-agencies-gather-to-share-strategies Fri, 06 Nov 2015 13:53:58 -0500 http://www.clasp.org/issues/work-life-and-job-quality/highlights/enforcement-agencies-gather-to-share-strategies Small Business Owners Support Federal Paid Family Medical Leave and Earned Sick Days http://www.clasp.org/issues/work-life-and-job-quality/highlights/small-business-owners-support Tue, 27 Oct 2015 10:33:00 -0500 http://www.clasp.org/issues/work-life-and-job-quality/highlights/small-business-owners-support Getting Down to Business October 2015 http://www.clasp.org/issues/work-life-and-job-quality/highlights/getting-down-to-business-october-2015 Tue, 06 Oct 2015 12:00:00 -0500 http://www.clasp.org/issues/work-life-and-job-quality/highlights/getting-down-to-business-october-2015 Volatile Job Schedules and Access to Public Benefits http://www.clasp.org/issues/work-life-and-job-quality/highlights/volatile-job-schedules-and-access-to-public-benefits Wed, 16 Sep 2015 12:00:00 -0500 http://www.clasp.org/issues/work-life-and-job-quality/highlights/volatile-job-schedules-and-access-to-public-benefits President Celebrates Labor Day by Extending Paid Sick Days to Government Contractors http://www.clasp.org/issues/work-life-and-job-quality/highlights/president-celebrates-labor-day-by-extending-paid-sick-days-to-government-contractors Thu, 10 Sep 2015 12:00:00 -0500 http://www.clasp.org/issues/work-life-and-job-quality/highlights/president-celebrates-labor-day-by-extending-paid-sick-days-to-government-contractors Getting Down to Business September 2015 http://www.clasp.org/issues/work-life-and-job-quality/highlights/getting-down-to-business-september-2015 Thu, 03 Sep 2015 15:31:00 -0500 http://www.clasp.org/issues/work-life-and-job-quality/highlights/getting-down-to-business-september-2015 On the Road with FMLA for 22 Years http://www.clasp.org/issues/work-life-and-job-quality/highlights/on-the-road-with-fmla-for-22-years Wed, 05 Aug 2015 12:00:00 -0500 http://www.clasp.org/issues/work-life-and-job-quality/highlights/on-the-road-with-fmla-for-22-years Out of Sync: How Unemployment Insurance Rules Fail Workers with Volatile Job Schedules http://www.clasp.org/issues/work-life-and-job-quality/highlights/out-of-sync-how-unemployment-insurance-rules-fail-workers-with-volatile-job-schedules Tue, 04 Aug 2015 10:27:00 -0500 http://www.clasp.org/issues/work-life-and-job-quality/highlights/out-of-sync-how-unemployment-insurance-rules-fail-workers-with-volatile-job-schedules The UI system has not caught up with the realities of today’s labor market and often fails workers with volatile schedules when they are most in need. With the changes advocated here, we can bring UI programs more into sync with the realities of workers experiencing volatile scheduling. 

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Schedules that Work Act Reintroduced in House and Senate http://www.clasp.org/issues/work-life-and-job-quality/highlights/schedules-that-work-act-reintroduced-in-house-and-senate Fri, 17 Jul 2015 17:10:00 -0500 http://www.clasp.org/issues/work-life-and-job-quality/highlights/schedules-that-work-act-reintroduced-in-house-and-senate Federal Legislation to Address Volatile Job Schedules http://www.clasp.org/issues/work-life-and-job-quality/highlights/federal-legislation-to-address-volatile-job-schedules Wed, 15 Jul 2015 10:17:00 -0500 http://www.clasp.org/issues/work-life-and-job-quality/highlights/federal-legislation-to-address-volatile-job-schedules Job Schedules that Work for Businesses in the District http://www.clasp.org/issues/work-life-and-job-quality/highlights/job-schedules-that-work-for-businesses-in-the-district Mon, 13 Jul 2015 11:39:08 -0500 http://www.clasp.org/issues/work-life-and-job-quality/highlights/job-schedules-that-work-for-businesses-in-the-district D.C. Workers Have Too Few Hours, Too Little Notice http://www.clasp.org/issues/work-life-and-job-quality/highlights/d-c-workers-have-too-few-hours-too-little-notice Fri, 19 Jun 2015 13:55:07 -0500 http://www.clasp.org/issues/work-life-and-job-quality/highlights/d-c-workers-have-too-few-hours-too-little-notice Paid Sick Days and Paid Family Leave: Just What the Doctor Ordered for National Women’s Health Week http://www.clasp.org/issues/work-life-and-job-quality/highlights/paid-sick-days-and-paid-family-leave-just-what-the-doctor-ordered-for-national-womens-health-week Wed, 13 May 2015 14:00:02 -0500 http://www.clasp.org/issues/work-life-and-job-quality/highlights/paid-sick-days-and-paid-family-leave-just-what-the-doctor-ordered-for-national-womens-health-week New Tool for Employers Calculates the Full Cost of Employee Turnover http://www.clasp.org/issues/work-life-and-job-quality/highlights/new-tool-for-employers-calculates-the-full-cost-of-employee-turnover Tue, 12 May 2015 14:23:22 -0500 http://www.clasp.org/issues/work-life-and-job-quality/highlights/new-tool-for-employers-calculates-the-full-cost-of-employee-turnover Persistence Pays Off for Earned Sick Days Advocates; State, Local Momentum Driving National Action http://www.clasp.org/issues/work-life-and-job-quality/highlights/persistence-pays-off-for-earned-sick-days-advocates-state-local-momentum-driving-national-action Fri, 13 Feb 2015 12:00:00 -0500 http://www.clasp.org/issues/work-life-and-job-quality/highlights/persistence-pays-off-for-earned-sick-days-advocates-state-local-momentum-driving-national-action One year later, the results of Jersey City’s Earned Sick Days law are promising http://www.clasp.org/issues/work-life-and-job-quality/highlights/one-year-later-the-results-of-jersey-citys-earned-sick-days-law-are-promising Wed, 15 Apr 2015 11:49:00 -0500 http://www.clasp.org/issues/work-life-and-job-quality/highlights/one-year-later-the-results-of-jersey-citys-earned-sick-days-law-are-promising One year after Jersey City’s earned sick days ordinance took effect, the verdict is in: workers and business are both winning big. Contrary to opponents’ predictions, a new study shows that more than one-third of employers have experienced higher employee productivity, made better-quality hires, and had less employee turnover since implementing the law.

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On the Heels of State and Local Earned Sick Days Wins, Federal Bill is Re-Introduced http://www.clasp.org/issues/work-life-and-job-quality/highlights/on-the-heels-of-state-and-local-earned-sick-days-wins-federal-bill-is-re-introduced Thu, 12 Feb 2015 12:00:00 -0500 http://www.clasp.org/issues/work-life-and-job-quality/highlights/on-the-heels-of-state-and-local-earned-sick-days-wins-federal-bill-is-re-introduced