CLASP http://www.clasp.org/issues/work-life-and-job-quality/topics/employees-and-responsive-workplaces/highlights/rss CLASP Highlights Feed Tue, 24 Jan 2012 05:00:00 +0000 AMPS en hourly 1 Paternity Leave for All Dads http://www.clasp.org/issues/work-life-and-job-quality/topics/employees-and-responsive-workplaces/highlights/paternity-leave-for-dads Mon, 09 Jun 2014 12:00:00 -0500 http://www.clasp.org/issues/work-life-and-job-quality/topics/employees-and-responsive-workplaces/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/employees-and-responsive-workplaces/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/employees-and-responsive-workplaces/highlights/getting-down-to-business-newsletter-june-2014 How Good Jobs Help Parents Meet Babies’ Vaccination Schedules http://www.clasp.org/issues/work-life-and-job-quality/topics/employees-and-responsive-workplaces/highlights/how-good-jobs-help-parents-meet-babies-vaccination-schedules Fri, 02 May 2014 12:00:00 -0500 http://www.clasp.org/issues/work-life-and-job-quality/topics/employees-and-responsive-workplaces/highlights/how-good-jobs-help-parents-meet-babies-vaccination-schedules As we recognize the health benefits of vaccination during National Infant Immunization Week, we must also recognize the impossible choice faced by many working parents: jeopardize their family’s financial stability to take their children to immunization appointments or put those children at risk of contracting a dangerous illness. 

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Survey Shows that Restaurants Can Reduce Costs Through Better Employment Practices http://www.clasp.org/issues/work-life-and-job-quality/topics/employees-and-responsive-workplaces/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/employees-and-responsive-workplaces/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/employees-and-responsive-workplaces/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/employees-and-responsive-workplaces/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 Down to Business Newsletter - January Issue http://www.clasp.org/issues/work-life-and-job-quality/topics/employees-and-responsive-workplaces/highlights/getting-down-to-business-newsletter-january-issue Fri, 10 Jan 2014 16:20:00 -0500 http://www.clasp.org/issues/work-life-and-job-quality/topics/employees-and-responsive-workplaces/highlights/getting-down-to-business-newsletter-january-issue You Are Where You Eat: ROC National Diners' Guide 2014 http://www.clasp.org/issues/work-life-and-job-quality/topics/employees-and-responsive-workplaces/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/employees-and-responsive-workplaces/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/employees-and-responsive-workplaces/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/employees-and-responsive-workplaces/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/employees-and-responsive-workplaces/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/employees-and-responsive-workplaces/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/employees-and-responsive-workplaces/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/employees-and-responsive-workplaces/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/employees-and-responsive-workplaces/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/employees-and-responsive-workplaces/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/employees-and-responsive-workplaces/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/employees-and-responsive-workplaces/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/employees-and-responsive-workplaces/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/employees-and-responsive-workplaces/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/employees-and-responsive-workplaces/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/employees-and-responsive-workplaces/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/employees-and-responsive-workplaces/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/employees-and-responsive-workplaces/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/employees-and-responsive-workplaces/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/employees-and-responsive-workplaces/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/employees-and-responsive-workplaces/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/employees-and-responsive-workplaces/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/employees-and-responsive-workplaces/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/employees-and-responsive-workplaces/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/employees-and-responsive-workplaces/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/employees-and-responsive-workplaces/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/employees-and-responsive-workplaces/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/employees-and-responsive-workplaces/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/employees-and-responsive-workplaces/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/employees-and-responsive-workplaces/highlights/labor-day-shines-light-on-challenges-courage-of-low-wage-workers Taking a Train Ride to History http://www.clasp.org/issues/work-life-and-job-quality/topics/employees-and-responsive-workplaces/highlights/taking-a-train-ride-to-history Wed, 28 Aug 2013 13:00:00 -0500 http://www.clasp.org/issues/work-life-and-job-quality/topics/employees-and-responsive-workplaces/highlights/taking-a-train-ride-to-history To Support Breastfeeding, Paid Family and Medical Leave is Crucial http://www.clasp.org/issues/work-life-and-job-quality/topics/employees-and-responsive-workplaces/highlights/to-support-breastfeeding-paid-family-and-medical-leave-is-crucial Tue, 13 Aug 2013 13:00:00 -0500 http://www.clasp.org/issues/work-life-and-job-quality/topics/employees-and-responsive-workplaces/highlights/to-support-breastfeeding-paid-family-and-medical-leave-is-crucial Getting Down to Business Newsletter - August 2013 http://www.clasp.org/issues/work-life-and-job-quality/topics/employees-and-responsive-workplaces/highlights/getting-down-to-business-newsletter-august-2013 Thu, 08 Aug 2013 13:00:00 -0500 http://www.clasp.org/issues/work-life-and-job-quality/topics/employees-and-responsive-workplaces/highlights/getting-down-to-business-newsletter-august-2013 After Celebrating an Earned Sick Days Law, What's Next? Top Tips on Implementation http://www.clasp.org/issues/work-life-and-job-quality/topics/employees-and-responsive-workplaces/highlights/after-celebrating-an-earned-sick-days-law-whats-next-top-tips-on-implementation Fri, 26 Jul 2013 13:00:00 -0500 http://www.clasp.org/issues/work-life-and-job-quality/topics/employees-and-responsive-workplaces/highlights/after-celebrating-an-earned-sick-days-law-whats-next-top-tips-on-implementation