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iwin news archives - 2011

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2011




august 2011
Dr. Swanberg and UK Work-Life are featured in "Balancing Work/Life by the Hour," an article in Human Resource Executive Online about strategies to extend flexible work arrangements to hourly workers.

july 2011
Dr. Jennifer Swanberg and co-presenter Liz Watson participate in a webcast hosted by The New America Foundation, Understanding the Scheduling Challenges Facing Low-Wage Workers.

june 2011
Dr. Jennifer Swanberg and Liz Watson, authors of the report, "Flexible Workplace Solutions for Low-Wage Hourly Workers: A Framework for a National Conversation," release a podcast where they discuss the report's findings and implications. Listen to it here.

Jennifer Swanberg is featured by her alma mater, Heller School of Public Policy and Management at Brandeis. Read it here.

may 2011
iwin and Workplace Flexibility 2010 release the report “Flexible Workplace Solutions for Low-Wage Hourly Workers: A Framework for a National Conversation.” Read the press release here; the executive summary here; and the final report here.

iwin announces the creation of the Dr. Lee T. Todd, Jr. Bridging the Gap Between Workplace Research and Practice Award. The award, described here, will honor an innovative company annually with complimentary membership in the Innovative Employer Roundtable.

march 2011

iwin's Dr. Meredith Wells-Lepley has been a regular guest-lecturer this semester in Dr. Allison Caofficerll's course, ID 370: Interior Design Vertical Studio at UK. Her lecture topics have included Psychology at Work: The Role of the Physical Environment and Organizational Culture: The Competing Values Framework and the Organizational Culture Assessment Index (OCAI).

february 2011

iwin and Workplace Flexibility 2010 announce the upcoming release of a report, “Flexible Workplace Solutions for Low-Wage Hourly Workers: A Framework for a National Conversation.” Read the press release here.

Dr. Swanberg becomes a member of the Employee Policy Research Network. The Network represents a diverse group of more than 100 academic researchers from more than 30 universities around the country who share a deep interest and concern about the state of work and employment in the United States and around the world.

january 2011
Dr. Jennifer Swanberg and Kentucky companies are featured in the report Improving Work-Life Fit in Hourly Jobs, published by the Center for WorkLife Law at the University of California Hastings College of the Law.

iwin welcomes Stephanie Shaw to its team as Employer Engagement Assistant. Learn more about Stephanie here.