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Haas, Karen S. – 1985
Many companies today consider employer-sponsored child care a viable solution to problems facing employees who are also parents. Companies can choose from many program options, each with particular benefits for employer and employees. This manual highlights what is presently happening in employer-supported child care, particularly the cost…
Descriptors: Consortia, Cost Effectiveness, Day Care Centers, Employed Parents
Coolson, Peter – 1982
This background paper examines the relationship between child abuse and the workplace and discusses employer-based strategies that can reduce the stress levels of working parents and provide a buffer against problems of child abuse and neglect. Part 1, "Child Abuse and the World of Work," discusses the kinds of stress experienced by…
Descriptors: Business Responsibility, Child Abuse, Child Neglect, Employer Supported Day Care
Ruggiere, Paul; Glass, James – 1996
Many employers have enacted "family-friendly benefits" in response to demands placed on their employees by the stress of caring for children or aging parents. The Employer Dependent Care Survey measured the prevalence of flexible work arrangements and child care and elder care benefits in Texas. Participating were 1,331 out of 6,500…
Descriptors: Adult Day Care, Dependents, Early Childhood Education, Employed Parents
Friedman, Dana E. – 1981
This brief paper was prepared as a starting point for employers considering the adoption of a new management initiative for working parents. It is not an exhaustive outline of all considerations in the decision-making process, nor does it provide solutions to all the known pitfalls. It does, however, suggest the potential scope and complexity of…
Descriptors: Costs, Data Collection, Early Childhood Education, Employer Supported Day Care
Winthrop Coll., Rock Hill, SC. School of Consumer Science and Allied Professions. – 1982
Winthrop College, a resource center for information on employer-sponsored child care, conducted an Appalachian Regional Commission project designed to assess the feasibility of employer-sponsored child care, gather technical information about current models, determine child care needs of working women in South Carolina, and encourage employers to…
Descriptors: Audiovisual Aids, Day Care Centers, Early Childhood Education, Employed Women
Lapkoff, Shelley; Fierst, Edith – 1980
Women are at a disadvantage under both Social Security and private employee pension plans because the retirement systems were set up at a time when most women were non-working spouses of employed men, a condition that no longer exists. Today women workers, divorcees, and widows of retirees often find themselves with inadequate retirement benefits…
Descriptors: Adults, Change Strategies, Displaced Homemakers, Divorce
Galinsky, Ellen; Bond, James T. – 1998
This study surveyed a representative sample of 1,057 companies with 100 or more employees to assess how U.S. companies are responding to the work-life needs of the nation's changing workforce. Specifically, the study sought to identify the extent to which companies provide benefits, programs, and policies and create supportive workplace…
Descriptors: Dual Career Family, Employed Parents, Employee Assistance Programs, Family Life
International Business Machines Corp., Armonk, NY. – 1991
These five brochures describe the IBM Corporation's policies, programs, and initiatives designed to meet the needs of employees' child care and family responsibilities as they move through various stages of employment with IBM. The Work and Personal Life Balance Programs brochure outlines (1) policies for flexible work schedules, including…
Descriptors: Business Responsibility, Corporate Support, Day Care, Employee Assistance Programs
Massachusetts Bay Community Coll., Watertown. – 1985
The conference at which these two papers were presented was sponsored by the Employer Supported Child Care Network, the Executive Office of Economic Affairs, and the Massachusetts Bay Community College. Opening remarks were provided by President Roger Van Winkle of Massachusetts Bay Community College and Evelyn Murphy, Secretary of Economic…
Descriptors: Childhood Needs, Day Care, Day Care Centers, Early Childhood Education
Kerka, Sandra – 1991
Career and vocational educators must prepare people with the attitudes and skills needed for successful integration of work and family life. Ideally, life and career planning should be taught as a unit beginning in the middle school. A life/career planning course should incorporate such topics as interdependence of individual, family, and career…
Descriptors: Adult Education, Career Development, Career Education, Career Planning
Galinsky, Ellen – 1990
Although some businesses have provided employer-supported child care for decades, these efforts have been exceptional rather than part of a mainstream effort. Obstacles to employer-supported child care in the early 1980s included: (1) the view that work and family were separate; (2) negative perceptions of women's increased involvement in the…
Descriptors: Attitude Change, Business Responsibility, Community Involvement, Corporate Support
North Carolina Univ., Greensboro. School of Education. – 1992
This document provides information designed to help businesses increase their involvement in supporting children and families. The first of three chapters discusses the impact of social changes on the work force, and lists benefits that accrue to businesses and families when businesses institute policies that support employees' families. The…
Descriptors: Day Care, Early Childhood Education, Employer Employee Relationship, Employer Supported Day Care
Marx, Fern – 1993
Presenting preliminary results of a National School-Age Child Care Alliance study of child care providers, this report is an initial analysis of 250 out of 427 questionnaires received as of April, 1993, representing practitioners in 40 states and 180 cities. Tables present data from responses to 16 items on the questionnaire soliciting information…
Descriptors: Certification, Child Caregivers, Definitions, Educational Attainment
Partnership for Family Involvement in Education (ED), Washington, DC. – 1997
Family involvement in education is good for business, critical to children's school achievement, and important in creating strong and vibrant communities. This report discusses the role of businesses and employers in helping partners and family members be more involved in children's learning. Throughout the report, programs at specific companies…
Descriptors: Community Cooperation, Early Childhood Education, Employed Parents, Employer Employee Relationship
Olsen, Glenn – 1991
The position of nanny as a career option for child care/child development/early childhood education graduates is examined. This study surveyed nannies randomly selected from the 1991 International Nanny Association Directory to determine why nannies leave their employing families. Surveys were mailed to 160 nannies; 62 (39%) nannies responded.…
Descriptors: Caregiver Attitudes, Child Care Occupations, Child Caregivers, Employee Attitudes
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