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Fact of the Week: 2 June 2014

8 in 10 Employers Offer Occasional Time off for Important Needs

From 2008 to 2014 "employers have continued to increase their provision of options that allow at least some employees to better manage the times and places in which they work. These include … time off during the workday when important needs arise (from 73% to 82%)," as well as occasional flex place (from 50% to 67%); control over breaks (from 84% to 92%); and control over overtime hours (from 27% to 45%), according to the 2014 National Study of Employers.
Matos, K., & Galinsky, E. (2014). 2014 National Study of Employers. New York: Families and Work Institute. Retrieved from
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