Events Calendar

"Workplace Flexibility For Low-Wage Workers: Benefits For Employees and Employers

Presenters: 

<p>Jennifer Swanberg</p><p>Ph.D. University of Kentucky<br><br></p>

Event Dates: 
April 13, 2010
Location: 
Tobin Hall, Room 423
Event Time: 
12:00 pm- 1:30 pm

Dr. Swanberg is an interdisciplinary social scientist with research interests in understanding how the organization of work impacts individual health and work-life effectiveness, as well as organizational outcomes. Workplace flexibility is fast becoming an organizational strategy to assist working families. Dr. Swanberg will discuss findings from the “Citisales Study” – a study, funded by the Ford Foundation, that examined the use of workplace flexibility among low-wage hourly workers (N=1344) employed by a national retail firm.