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Working Moms with Supportive Supervisors Spend More Daily Time with Daughters

Working Moms with Supportive Supervisors Spend More Daily Time with Daughters

April 29, 2015

The results of a flagship WFHN study published in Pediatrics indicate that working mothers who, as part of the WFHN intervention, had supervisors that were trained to be more supportive of their employees' personal and family lives and schedule control, were spending approximately 40 minutes more per day with their daughters 12 months after the intervention.

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Does a manager's sense of job insecurity influence an employee's?

Does a manager's sense of job insecurity influence an employee's?

March 18, 2015

Studies have shown that employees' sense of job insecurity can impact their health, sense of well-being and attitude toward their jobs. A study by WFHN suggests that employee job insecurity is linked to manager job insecurity, indicating that context could serve as a predictor of perceived job insecurity. The study. by lead author Jack Lam and his WFHN colleagues Kimberly Fox, Wen Fan, Phyllis Moen, Erin Kelly, Leslie Hammer, and Ellen Kossek, is published in ...

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Researchers, Learn to Access & Use Data from @Workfamilyhlth study @PAA2015 Annual Meeting

Researchers, Learn to Access & Use Data from @Workfamilyhlth study @PAA2015 Annual Meeting

March 4, 2015

There will be a free workshop on how to access and use the datasets from Work, Family & Health Network study at the upcoming 2015 annual meeting of the Population Association of America (PAA) in San Diego. The hands-on workshop will take place on Wednesday, April 29, 8:00 - 11:00 a.m. at the Hilton San Diego Bayfront (Room Aqua 311ab).

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Is Work-family Conflict a Multilevel Stressor Linking Job Conditions to Mental Health?

Is Work-family Conflict a Multilevel Stressor Linking Job Conditions to Mental Health?

March 3, 2015

A study by WFHN researchers that explores work-to-family conflict in the context of both individual- and team-level work conditions has been published as a chapter in the book series Research in the Sociology of Work. Authors of the study include Network researchers Phyllis Moen, Anne Kaduk, Ellen Ernst Kossek, Leslie Hammer, Orfeu M. Buxton, Emily O’Donnell, David Almeida, Kimberly Fox, Eric Tranby, J. Michael Oakes, and...

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Is inconsistent #parenting linked to youth health?

Is inconsistent #parenting linked to youth health?

February 24, 2015

A study by Work, Family & Health Network (WFHN) researchers examines the impact that day-to-day inconsistencies in parents' knowledge of their children's activities has on their children's behavioral, psychological, and physical health, along with the link between these inconsistencies and their own parental stress levels. The study, published in the Journal of Adolescent Health, by lead author ...

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Reducing #WorkFamily Conflict in #Workplace Helps Improve #Sleep

Reducing #WorkFamily Conflict in #Workplace Helps Improve #Sleep

January 26, 2015

A study by a team of researchers from the Work, Family & Health Network has found that an intervention designed to reduce conflict between work and familial responsibilities has also been found to be effective at improving sleep. The study is published in the inaugural issue of Sleep Health, the journal of the National Sleep Foundation, and has been featured in articles in ...

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