CLASP http://www.clasp.org/issues/work-life-and-job-quality/topics/business-leadership-and-job-quality/highlights/rss CLASP Highlights Feed Tue, 24 Jan 2012 05:00:00 +0000 AMPS en hourly 1 Starbucks’ Scheduling Changes are a Start, But We Need Public Policies http://www.clasp.org/issues/work-life-and-job-quality/topics/business-leadership-and-job-quality/highlights/starbucks-scheduling-changes-are-a-start-but-we-need-public-policies Fri, 15 Aug 2014 15:38:46 -0500 http://www.clasp.org/issues/work-life-and-job-quality/topics/business-leadership-and-job-quality/highlights/starbucks-scheduling-changes-are-a-start-but-we-need-public-policies Paternity Leave for All Dads http://www.clasp.org/issues/work-life-and-job-quality/topics/business-leadership-and-job-quality/highlights/paternity-leave-for-dads Mon, 09 Jun 2014 12:00:00 -0500 http://www.clasp.org/issues/work-life-and-job-quality/topics/business-leadership-and-job-quality/highlights/paternity-leave-for-dads In honor of Father’s Day, coming up later this week, we're pleased to share a special guest post from Scott Behson. Scott is a Professor of Management at Fairleigh Dickinson University. ]]> Getting Down to Business Newsletter - June 2014 http://www.clasp.org/issues/work-life-and-job-quality/topics/business-leadership-and-job-quality/highlights/getting-down-to-business-newsletter-june-2014 Fri, 06 Jun 2014 12:00:00 -0500 http://www.clasp.org/issues/work-life-and-job-quality/topics/business-leadership-and-job-quality/highlights/getting-down-to-business-newsletter-june-2014 The FAMILY Act is Best for Babies http://www.clasp.org/issues/work-life-and-job-quality/topics/business-leadership-and-job-quality/highlights/the-family-act-is-best-for-babies Thu, 08 May 2014 12:00:00 -0500 http://www.clasp.org/issues/work-life-and-job-quality/topics/business-leadership-and-job-quality/highlights/the-family-act-is-best-for-babies The first few months of children’s lives are crucial for their cognitive, social and emotional development. Social interactions with primary caregivers during these early stages are essential to shaping the architecture of babies’ brains. However, this critical bonding time is often limited by two important factors in parents’ lives: time and money. 

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Getting Down to Business Newsletter - May 2014 http://www.clasp.org/issues/work-life-and-job-quality/topics/business-leadership-and-job-quality/highlights/getting-down-to-business-newsletter-may-2014 Fri, 02 May 2014 12:00:00 -0500 http://www.clasp.org/issues/work-life-and-job-quality/topics/business-leadership-and-job-quality/highlights/getting-down-to-business-newsletter-may-2014 Working for Business: Effects of Connecticut's Earned Sick Leave Law http://www.clasp.org/issues/work-life-and-job-quality/topics/business-leadership-and-job-quality/highlights/working-for-business-effects-of-connecticuts-earned-sick-leave-law Fri, 14 Mar 2014 12:00:00 -0500 http://www.clasp.org/issues/work-life-and-job-quality/topics/business-leadership-and-job-quality/highlights/working-for-business-effects-of-connecticuts-earned-sick-leave-law Unstable Work Schedules Hurt Economy, Communities, and Families http://www.clasp.org/issues/work-life-and-job-quality/topics/business-leadership-and-job-quality/highlights/unstable-work-schedules-hurt-economy-communities-and-families Mon, 10 Mar 2014 10:24:58 -0500 http://www.clasp.org/issues/work-life-and-job-quality/topics/business-leadership-and-job-quality/highlights/unstable-work-schedules-hurt-economy-communities-and-families Survey Shows that Restaurants Can Reduce Costs Through Better Employment Practices http://www.clasp.org/issues/work-life-and-job-quality/topics/business-leadership-and-job-quality/highlights/survey-shows-that-restaurants-can-reduce-costs-through-better-employment-practices Wed, 22 Jan 2014 12:00:00 -0500 http://www.clasp.org/issues/work-life-and-job-quality/topics/business-leadership-and-job-quality/highlights/survey-shows-that-restaurants-can-reduce-costs-through-better-employment-practices The restaurant industry is an important part of our economy, employing over 10 million people and generating sales revenues of $660.5 billion in 2013 alone. But despite its success, the industry offers its employees notoriously low wages and limited access to benefits and advancement opportunities. A new study shows that these practices may be harmful not just to workers, but to businesses as well.

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Shriver Report Shines Light on Women in Poverty http://www.clasp.org/issues/work-life-and-job-quality/topics/business-leadership-and-job-quality/highlights/shriver-report-shines-light-on-women-in-poverty Thu, 16 Jan 2014 12:00:00 -0500 http://www.clasp.org/issues/work-life-and-job-quality/topics/business-leadership-and-job-quality/highlights/shriver-report-shines-light-on-women-in-poverty Despite the fact that women have become increasingly essential to our workplaces and are outnumbering men in our institutions of higher learning, a shocking number of women are still living one illness, car breakdown, or missed paycheck away from financial disaster. 

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Getting http://www.clasp.org/issues/work-life-and-job-quality/topics/business-leadership-and-job-quality/highlights/getting Fri, 10 Jan 2014 12:00:00 -0500 http://www.clasp.org/issues/work-life-and-job-quality/topics/business-leadership-and-job-quality/highlights/getting You Are Where You Eat: ROC National Diners' Guide 2014 http://www.clasp.org/issues/work-life-and-job-quality/topics/business-leadership-and-job-quality/highlights/you-are-where-you-eat-roc-national-diners-guide-2014 Tue, 17 Dec 2013 13:00:00 -0500 http://www.clasp.org/issues/work-life-and-job-quality/topics/business-leadership-and-job-quality/highlights/you-are-where-you-eat-roc-national-diners-guide-2014 Paid Family and Medical Leave Insurance Law Would Help Employers Do Good and Do Well #FAMILYAct http://www.clasp.org/issues/work-life-and-job-quality/topics/business-leadership-and-job-quality/highlights/paid-family-and-medical-leave-insurance-law-would-help-employers-do-good-and-do-well-familyact Thu, 12 Dec 2013 13:00:00 -0500 http://www.clasp.org/issues/work-life-and-job-quality/topics/business-leadership-and-job-quality/highlights/paid-family-and-medical-leave-insurance-law-would-help-employers-do-good-and-do-well-familyact Justice Begins at Home: Extending FLSA Protections to Home Care Workers http://www.clasp.org/issues/work-life-and-job-quality/topics/business-leadership-and-job-quality/highlights/justice-begins-at-home-extending-flsa-protections-to-home-care-workers Thu, 05 Dec 2013 13:00:00 -0500 http://www.clasp.org/issues/work-life-and-job-quality/topics/business-leadership-and-job-quality/highlights/justice-begins-at-home-extending-flsa-protections-to-home-care-workers New Report Finds that Four in Ten Women Lack Economic Security http://www.clasp.org/issues/work-life-and-job-quality/topics/business-leadership-and-job-quality/highlights/new-report-finds-that-four-in-ten-women-lack-economic-security Wed, 20 Nov 2013 13:00:00 -0500 http://www.clasp.org/issues/work-life-and-job-quality/topics/business-leadership-and-job-quality/highlights/new-report-finds-that-four-in-ten-women-lack-economic-security 75 Years of the FLSA: Celebrating and Looking Ahead http://www.clasp.org/issues/work-life-and-job-quality/topics/business-leadership-and-job-quality/highlights/75-years-of-the-flsa-celebrating-and-looking-ahead Tue, 19 Nov 2013 13:00:00 -0500 http://www.clasp.org/issues/work-life-and-job-quality/topics/business-leadership-and-job-quality/highlights/75-years-of-the-flsa-celebrating-and-looking-ahead American Public Health Association Voices Support for Paid Leave http://www.clasp.org/issues/work-life-and-job-quality/topics/business-leadership-and-job-quality/highlights/american-public-health-association-voices-support-for-paid-leave Wed, 06 Nov 2013 13:00:00 -0500 http://www.clasp.org/issues/work-life-and-job-quality/topics/business-leadership-and-job-quality/highlights/american-public-health-association-voices-support-for-paid-leave Getting Down to Business Newsletter - November 2013 http://www.clasp.org/issues/work-life-and-job-quality/topics/business-leadership-and-job-quality/highlights/getting-down-to-business-newsletter-november-2013 Fri, 01 Nov 2013 13:00:00 -0500 http://www.clasp.org/issues/work-life-and-job-quality/topics/business-leadership-and-job-quality/highlights/getting-down-to-business-newsletter-november-2013 D.C. Workers and Businesses Show Support for Earned Sick Leave http://www.clasp.org/issues/work-life-and-job-quality/topics/business-leadership-and-job-quality/highlights/d-c-workers-and-businesses-show-support-for-earned-sick-leave Wed, 30 Oct 2013 13:00:00 -0500 http://www.clasp.org/issues/work-life-and-job-quality/topics/business-leadership-and-job-quality/highlights/d-c-workers-and-businesses-show-support-for-earned-sick-leave Signs of Culture Change: San Francisco Passes Family Friendly Workplace Ordinance http://www.clasp.org/issues/work-life-and-job-quality/topics/business-leadership-and-job-quality/highlights/signs-of-culture-change-san-francisco-passes-family-friendly-workplace-ordinance Thu, 17 Oct 2013 13:00:00 -0500 http://www.clasp.org/issues/work-life-and-job-quality/topics/business-leadership-and-job-quality/highlights/signs-of-culture-change-san-francisco-passes-family-friendly-workplace-ordinance Getting Down to Business Newsletter - October 2013 http://www.clasp.org/issues/work-life-and-job-quality/topics/business-leadership-and-job-quality/highlights/getting-down-to-business-newsletter-october-2013 Fri, 04 Oct 2013 13:00:00 -0500 http://www.clasp.org/issues/work-life-and-job-quality/topics/business-leadership-and-job-quality/highlights/getting-down-to-business-newsletter-october-2013 Working Mother's 100 Best Companies Provide Paid Leave Model for the Nation http://www.clasp.org/issues/work-life-and-job-quality/topics/business-leadership-and-job-quality/highlights/working-mothers-100-best-companies-provide-paid-leave-model-for-the-nation Tue, 01 Oct 2013 13:00:00 -0500 http://www.clasp.org/issues/work-life-and-job-quality/topics/business-leadership-and-job-quality/highlights/working-mothers-100-best-companies-provide-paid-leave-model-for-the-nation D.C. Council Considers Expanded Paid Sick Leave Law http://www.clasp.org/issues/work-life-and-job-quality/topics/business-leadership-and-job-quality/highlights/d-c-council-considers-expanded-paid-sick-leave-law Thu, 19 Sep 2013 13:00:00 -0500 http://www.clasp.org/issues/work-life-and-job-quality/topics/business-leadership-and-job-quality/highlights/d-c-council-considers-expanded-paid-sick-leave-law Justice for Direct Care Workers http://www.clasp.org/issues/work-life-and-job-quality/topics/business-leadership-and-job-quality/highlights/justice-for-direct-care-workers Wed, 18 Sep 2013 13:00:00 -0500 http://www.clasp.org/issues/work-life-and-job-quality/topics/business-leadership-and-job-quality/highlights/justice-for-direct-care-workers Grandparents Day Drives Home Importance of Paid Leave http://www.clasp.org/issues/work-life-and-job-quality/topics/business-leadership-and-job-quality/highlights/grandparents-day-drives-home-importance-of-paid-leave Fri, 06 Sep 2013 13:00:00 -0500 http://www.clasp.org/issues/work-life-and-job-quality/topics/business-leadership-and-job-quality/highlights/grandparents-day-drives-home-importance-of-paid-leave Labor Day Shines Light on Challenges, Courage of Low-Wage Workers http://www.clasp.org/issues/work-life-and-job-quality/topics/business-leadership-and-job-quality/highlights/labor-day-shines-light-on-challenges-courage-of-low-wage-workers Fri, 30 Aug 2013 13:00:00 -0500 http://www.clasp.org/issues/work-life-and-job-quality/topics/business-leadership-and-job-quality/highlights/labor-day-shines-light-on-challenges-courage-of-low-wage-workers