Total Worker Health™ & Wellness

Work/Life Balance

Date Added Resource Source
Dec 2013

Families and Work Institute: Resources

http://familiesandwork.org/

Resources for employers to support flexible work arrangements, employees providing elder care, and more.

(Families and Work Institute)
Jul 2013

Family Caregiver Alliance: Work and Eldercare

http://www.caregiver.org/caregiver/jsp/content_node.jsp?nodeid=413

Founded in 1977, Family Caregiver Alliance was the first community-based nonprofit organization in the country to address the needs of families and friends providing long-term care at home.

(FCA)
Jul 2013

Supporting Employees with Eldercare Needs: What Employers Can Do (PDF)

http://www.caregiverslibrary.org/portals/0/chart_what_employers_can_do.pdf

Adapted from Neal, M. B. Chapman, N.J. Ingersoll-Dayton, B., & Emlen, A.C. (1993). Balancing Work and Caregiving for Children, Adults, and Elders. Newbury Park, CA: Sage. Copyright 2001 Portland State University and accessed from National Caregivers Library.

(National Caregivers Library)
Jul 2012

NIOSH Total Worker Health Program Explores Employer Support for Work and Family Balance

http://www.cdc.gov/NIOSH/updates/upd-07-17-12.html?s_cid=3ni7d2fb071820120100pm

The National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health (NIOSH) Total Worker Health™ (TWH™) Program this week published an article emphasizing the link between employer support for work and family balance and the reduction of safety health risks, recognizing employees’ need for quality and flexible childcare, particularly during the summer months.

(NIOSH)
Feb 2012

OH&S: Perception, Work-Life Balance Key Factors in Workplace Safety

http://ohsonline.com/articles/2012/02/21/perception-worklife-balance-key-factors-in-workplace-safety-study-says.aspx?admgarea=news

This Feb. 21, 2012 article in Occupational Health & Safety addresses results from study reporting that "companies that run in a smooth and effective manner and have minimal constraints on worker performance can decrease injuries."

(OH&S)
Jun 2010

CROETweb: Workplace Stress - Work-Family Balance Topic Page

http://www.croetweb.com/links.cfm?subtopicID=765
(CROET)
Oct 2008

CCOHS OSH Answers: Work/Life Balance

http://www.ccohs.ca/oshanswers/psychosocial/worklife_balance.html

There are often two main aspects associated with work/life balance – the first is lack of time and scheduling conflicts, and the other is feeling overwhelmed, overloaded or stressed by the pressures of multiple roles.

(CCOHS)
Dec 2005

When Work Works – Workplace Flexibility Toolkit

http://www.whenworkworks.org/

When Work Works is an initiative from Families and Work Institute in partnership with the Center for Workforce Preparation, an affiliate of the U.S. Chamber of Commerce, and the Twiga Foundation with funding from the Alfred P. Sloan Foundation.

(Families and Work Institute)