Corporate Voices for Working Families, World at Work, and Key Advocates Partner in Support for Work-Life Balance

Dec 03, 2010, 11:56 ET from Mediaplanet Publishing

NEW YORK, Dec. 3, 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- Mediaplanet Publishing today released a Work-Life Balance report featured within USA Today in the New York, Washington D.C. and Los Angeles markets. The aim of the report is to create awareness around the importance of balancing work and personal life, highlighting the development and implementation of innovative business practices over recent years. Individual work-life balance is also addressed, with a feature on tips for organization and household management. The report will be distributed to over 1 million readers and additional events in 2011, including the National Dialogues on Workplace Flexibility. Contributors include thought-leaders from Corporate Voices for Working Families, World at Work, Working Mother Media and other key work-life advocates.


" ... work-life balance has become an increasingly important issue—for the health and well-being of individuals and working families, and for our overall economic competitiveness. No longer are work-life policies seen as a 'perk' or accommodation for those at the top of the ladder," says Steve Wing, President of Corporate Voices for Working Families, in the introductory foreword. "Today, business leaders, working mothers and fathers, advocates, community leaders, and local, state, and federal officials understand that our ability as a nation to harness the talent of our workforce to be globally competitive depends on family-friendly practices that help all workers manage both work and life."

In partnership with Corporate Voices for Working Families, World at Work, Working Mother Media,, MeadWestvaco Corporation, Grant Thornton, CCLC, Bon Secours Health System, George Mason University, The Flex Pages, Wilsonart, Teletrips, Neatfreak Group, Inc., the Work-Life Balance publication addresses the need for the balance for America's workforce, and the critical role businesses play in this issue. Innovative work-life practices, such as flexibility policies, telecommuting, and employee-sponsored child care, are highlighted as essential for employers and employees alike. Industry experts share the benefits of work-life policies and how advancements in the workplace have proven to increase employee retention and personal satisfaction.

Features in the article also highlight the importance of finding a balance outside the workplace, particularly with managing a household and family.

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