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Erin L. Kelly
Erin L. Kelly is Professor of Sociology and Martindale Chair at the University of Minnesota, where she directs the Life Course Center. She studies the adoption and implementation of new workplace policies and the consequences of these innovations for employees, families, and work organizations. Her research on flexibility initiatives, family leaves, childcare benefits, sexual harassment policies, and diversity programs has been published in the American Sociological Review, American Journal of Sociology, Law & Society Review, and other venues. Kelly is one of the principal investigators of the Work, Family and Health Network, supported by the National Institutes of Health and Centers for Disease Control.

Entries by Erin L. Kelly

Memo to Corporate America: Flexibility Programs Work. So, What's the Holdup?

(0) Comments | Posted March 11, 2016 | 9:30 AM

Co-authored by Phyllis Moen, the McKnight Endowed Presidential Chair in Sociology at the University of Minnesota and a fellow at the Center for Advanced Study in the Behavioral Sciences at Stanford University.

What would your life be like if you--not your boss--got to choose where, when, and...

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Building Flexibility Into The Way We Work

(1) Comments | Posted November 8, 2013 | 12:25 PM

Overworked? Overwhelmed? You're not alone. Seventy percent of employed Americans say work interferes with their non-work lives. Over half feel they don't have enough time with their children or spouses. This isn't just one group: it's mothers, fathers, married workers, singles, Boomers, GenXers and Millennials.

"Work-life balance"...

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