ERIC Number: ED211673
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1981
Reference Count: N/A
Work Sharing Case Studies.
McCarthy, Maureen E.; And Others
Designed to provide private sector employers with the practical information necessary to select and then to design and implement work sharing arrangements, this book presents case studies of some 36 work sharing programs. Topics covered in the case studies include the circumstances leading to adoption of the program, details of compensation and administrative arrangements, and perceived and measured advantages and disadvantages of given programs. Following a discussion of such measures for temporarily reducing work hours as shortened workweeks, rotation layoff, and short-time compensation, seven case studies of various temporary work hour reduction programs are set forth. Examined next are 15 programs involving such practices to facilitate permanent reduction of work hours as shorter workweeks, part time, and extended holidays and vacations. In an analysis of flexible worklife options, case studies are presented of 15 programs utilizing voluntary time-income trade-offs, leaves, and phased retirement. (MN)
Descriptors: Case Studies, Compensation (Remuneration), Definitions, Employment Practices, Flexible Working Hours, Job Layoff, Labor Utilization, Leaves of Absence, Part Time Employment, Personnel Policy, Program Administration, Program Development, Reduction in Force, Retirement, Wages, Work Life Expectancy, Working Hours
W.E. Upjohn Institute for Employment Research, 300 South Westnedge Ave., Kalamazoo, MI 49007.
Publication Type: Reports - Descriptive; Books
Education Level: N/A
Sponsor: Employment and Training Administration (DOL), Washington, DC.
Authoring Institution: Upjohn (W.E.) Inst. for Employment Research, Kalamazoo, MI.