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Doran Elizabeth L., Bartel Ann, Waldfogel Jane, December, 2019
Reports & Papers
Peer Reviewed
Although the gender wage gap in the United States has narrowed, women's career trajectories diverge from men's after the birth of children, suggesting a potential role for family-friendly policies. We provide new evidence on employer provision of…
Sheets Alexis, 2018
Other
Making decisions between career and family can be difficult for many American parents. As labor force participation rates for women decline and the cost of child care continues to increase, the role of the employer in creating work-life balance for…
International Finance Corporation, September, 2017
Reports & Papers
This report is structured in six parts. Following this introduction and a description of the methodology used for this research, section 2 focuses on the why--the reasons that companies may want to invest in childcare support. It draws on the case…
International Finance Corporation, September, 2017
Executive Summary
This report shows that employer-supported childcare can yield substantial business benefits for employers across national, regulatory, and sector contexts. To substantiate the business case, the report draws on 10 case studies of employers who…
Hipp Lena, Morrissey Taryn, Warner Mildred, June, 2017
Reports & Papers
Peer Reviewed
Support from employers to help parents balance work and family responsibilities has become an increasingly important issue, particularly in the United States, where public support for families is scarce. Little is known about the effectiveness of…
Charney Rachel L., Rebmann Terri, Flood Robert G., December, 2015
Reports & Papers
Peer Reviewed
Objectives: The objectives were to determine the impact of emergency childcare (EC) needs on health care workers' ability and likelihood to work during a pandemic versus an earthquake as well as to determine the anticipated need and expected use of…
Gullekson Nicole L., Griffeth Rodger W., Vancouver Jeffrey B., Kovner Christine Tassone, Cohen Debra, November, 2014
Reports & Papers
Peer Reviewed
Purpose -- Human resource management (HRM) practices are implemented to improve outcomes, such as reducing turnover, absenteeism, and improving performance. Using social exchange theory (SET), the purpose of this paper is to examine one HRM practice…
Horizons Workforce Consulting, 2014
Fact Sheets & Briefs
A discussion of the role of employer-sponsored child care centers in supporting the recruitment, retention, well-being, and productivity of employees
Horizons Workforce Consulting, 2013
Fact Sheets & Briefs
A discussion of the role of employer-sponsored child care in supporting the recruitment, retention, satisfaction, and productivity of employees in healthcare organizations
Bright Horizons Family Solutions, 2013
Fact Sheets & Briefs
A discussion of the benefits of employer-sponsored emergency child care arrangements for the recruitment, retention, productivity and attendance of employees
Wicks Bowles Andrea, 2013
Reports & Papers
A study of employer-sponsored child care for professional women in India, based on interviews conducted with 9 companies in India
Ratnasingam Prema, Spitzmueller Christiane, King William Ryan, Rubino Cristina, Luksyte Aleksandra, Matthews Russell A., Fisher Gwenith G., October, 2012
Reports & Papers
Peer Reviewed
A study of the moderating roles of both perceptions of organizational family support and satisfaction with child care providers on the relationship between type of child care use--on-site or external--and both work engagement and job satisfaction,…
Horizons Workforce Consulting, 2012
Reports & Papers
An examination of child care issues facing working parents and employers in India, with a discussion of the role of employer-sponsored child care in addressing these issues, based on interviews with more than 140 employees from 16 companies,…
Morrissey Taryn, Warner Mildred, Q3 2011
Reports & Papers
Peer Reviewed
A study of relationships among reported employee experiences with an employer-sponsored child care voucher program, satisfaction with child care, and perceived of benefits to work-life balance, based on data from 776 employees with children at…
Moore Alison, June 30-July 6 2010
Other
Peer Reviewed
An overview of Improving Working Lives, a workplace nurseries initiative to provide service to hospital employees in Great Britain, and a discussion of funding challenges