Sloan Work & Family Top Ten

The Sloan Work and Family Research Network listed their ten most widely read blog posts from 2008, many of which may be of interest to women lawyers. Here's the list:

1.) Action Plan for Working Parents Caring for Children with Disabilities
2.) Work-Family Issues for Employed Parents of Children with Disabilities
3.) A Legal Pitfall to Telecommuting
4.) Work-Life Flexibility and the Recession: Core Business Strategy
5.) Small Businesses and the Use of Flexible Work Schedules
6.) Top Ten Trends in Work-Life and Work-Family
7.) How Workplace Characteristics Impact Employee Wellbeing
8.) The Special Case of Military Spouses Returning to Work After a Career Break
9.) Technology: Beneficial or Detrimental to Working Fathers?
10.) Can Flexibility Still Work in the Current Economy?

If you haven't already seen it, they also have an encyclopedia piece by Joan C. Williams, Legal Professions and Job Demands: Implications for Work/Life Balance.


Judi Casey

Thanks for mentioning the Sloan Network’s top ten posts.  Other information that might be of interest include:
Family-Friendly Employers including Best Law Firms for Women (2008) at:
Interview with Joan Williams on Family Responsibilities Discrimination at:
Interview with Jessica DeGroot on Attorneys, Managers and Work/life balance at:
We also have more blog posts about lawyer and work-family issues at:

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