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Does workplace flexibility exist for real? | FIRSTPOST

20 March 2014—Center's new study about workplace flexibility was mentioned on firstpost.com

An increasing number of companies might be flaunting their 'workplace flexibility' to lure and retain employees but the concept in their true spirit remains elusive for most employees, a study claimed. Flexible work options are out of reach for most employees and that when they are offered, arrangements are limited in size and scope.

"While large percentages of employers report that they have at least some workplace flexibility, the number of options is usually limited and they are typically not available to the entire workforce," explained Marcie Pitt-Catsouphes, director of the Sloan Centre on Aging and Work at Boston College. ... more »

Learn more about the Sloan Center on Aging & Work's new study »