Family-Friendly Policies and Practices in Academe by Erin K. Anderson,Catherine Richards Solomon,Catherine White

By Erin K. Anderson,Catherine Richards Solomon,Catherine White Berheide,Debra L. Berke,Molly Carnes,Jo Handelsman,Virginia Clark Johnson,Rona J. Karasik,Rena Linden,Stacey Oliker,Christine Maidl Pribbenow,Brandy A. Randall,Scott D. Scheer,Amanda I. Seligman,

This quantity discusses why college and directors of academe may still care approximately imposing family-friendly regulations and practices, in addition to how they could suggest for coverage changes.

In part one, the book’s concentration is on empirical stories that exhibit the necessity for leading edge courses and guidelines for school at schools and universities. those items discover matters equivalent to the worth of work/life courses for worker retention, the necessity for various kinfolk help rules together with elder care, and the effect of office tradition at the use of latest guidelines.

Section contains case stories of the method of formulating family-friendly guidelines and their adoption at numerous universities. the topics of those chapters contain use of the family members and clinical depart Act, the enactment of a parental depart coverage, the improvement of a distinct “life cycle professorship program,” and techniques used to enforce new guidelines. The case research chapters offer descriptions of the id of college and employees wishes and the method of coverage improvement in addition to suggestion to college and directors who search to boost comparable guidelines at their institutions.

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