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Workplace flexibility rare in America | Austin Business Journal

2 May 2014—Center's research was mentioned on www.bizjournals.com.

A national study on workplace flexibility indicates that flexible work options are not in the cards for most employees. Even if they are offered, the study said they’re limited in scope.

The study, published by the Sloan Center on Aging and Work at Boston College, examined 545 U.S. employers that offer flex-time arrangements, and found most were limited to choices of where to work or times to clock in. Few offered other flex-time options, such as reducing work hours or offering temporary leaves from jobs, and flex-time arrangements were not being offered to all employees in some cases.

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