Total Worker Health® & Well-being

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

Family Caregiver Alliance is a community-based nonprofit that addresses 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, 2001. 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

This article emphasizing the link between employer support for work and family balance was published in the NIOSH TWH Newsletter.

(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 reports on the link between safety and policies addressing work-life balance.

(OH&S)
Jun 2010

CROETweb: Workplace Stress - Work-Family Balance Topic Page

http://www.croetweb.com/links.cfm?subtopicID=765
(Occupational Health Sciences)
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)