Lynn Bertsch presents information on organizational change management to the Kentucky Extension Association of Family and Consumer Sciences.
iwin announces its Dr. Lee T. Todd Bridging the Gap in Workplace Research and Practice Award. This Award will honor one company per year with a waived membership to iwin's Innovative Employer Roundtable. More information is available here.
Lynn Bertsch presents information on iwin to UK's Alumni Association in Louisville, KY.
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iwin's Creating Healthy Organizations report is receiving a lot of national and local press. Read the articles from BizLex, EHS Today, Graham Lowe Group, The Kentucky Chamber of Commerce, Insurance Networking, The Lane Report, Newswise, NIOSH, Fox19, UKHealthcare, UKnow, and the Work and Family Research Network.
iwin receives a grant from the CDC to study working conditions for Latino Thoroughbred workers in Kentucky. This five-year research project will engage both industry and community partners to help reduce occupational illness and injury outcomes for this population. More info available here.
iwin releases its Creating Healthy Organizations: Promising Practices in Kentucky report, an extensive case study report highlighting Kentucky organizations that promote employee health through their organizational culture. It also introduces iwin's HealthIntegrated Model, a tool to help employers integrate health into their organizational culture and operations.
Read the report here.
Read the executive summary here.
Dr. Swanberg is featured in "For Hourly Jobs, White-Collar Perks" an article in The Wall Street Journal about how factories and other employers are seeking to offer workers more control over their schedules.
Lynn Bertsch provides the keynote address to the University of Kentucky Supervisor of the Year Award Luncheon.
Jennifer Swanberg discusses how to leverage the business case to improve low-wage workers work-life fit in a presentation to the Gillings School of Global Public Health, University of North Carolina, Chapel-Hill, NC
UK Health & Wellness filmed iwin's game of office hangman, our fun way of encouraging active work breaks throughout the day. The video can be seen here. To see the official rules, contact us at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Families and Work Institute invites iwin's Innovative Employer Roundtable Partners to participate in its "The New Male Mystique" webinar, looking at current challenges men face in meeting work and family demands. An electronic copy of the report, The New Male Mystique is available here.
Dr. Swanberg is featured in "Work-life Balance Benefits Low-Wage Workers, Employers" an article in Miller-McCune about the myriad business and employee benefits of offering flexibility to low-wage, hourly workers.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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).
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.
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.