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A Global Glance at Work and Family

April 1, 1995
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U.S. corporations have been leaders in developing work-family programs. But our Asian and European neighbors can teach us the benefits of additional change agents such as unions, agencies and the government.
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When Companies Give, Employees Give Back

April 1, 1995
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The traditional employment contract-do your job and you have a job for life-has expired. In its place is a new contract in which companies invest in workers hoping that they in turn invest in the company.
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Parenting Education Helps Employees Focus on Work

October 1, 1994
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Mothers and fathers often bring their worries from home to the job. But HR has found a way to maintain employee productivity, morale and concentration.
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1993 Quality of Life Optimas Award Profile Stride Rite Corp.

July 1, 1993
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Stride Rite was the first US company to provide on-site care. Since then, the company has added on-site elder and other work/life benefits.
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Job-sharing in the HR Department

July 1, 1993
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Pierie O'Connor and Kim Murphy share a desk and a chair. They also have the same boss and the same job.
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What Stride Rite Learned About Child and Elder Care

July 1, 1993
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Karen Leibold, director of work & family programs, talks about what Stride Rite has learned about providing on-site child and elder care for workers and the community.
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Stride Rite's Benefits Mirror Its Commitment to Individual, Family and Community service Goals

July 1, 1993
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The benefits range from $2,000 scholarships to a volunteer program that allows employees to take time off with pay.
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10 Ways That Managers Can Help Overworked Employees Reduce Stress

June 1, 1993
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There are many ways in which management can reduce employee stress. Here are ten ways.
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