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  • Supporting Caregivers of Persons with Episodic Disabilities

    Dr. Donna Lero and Dr. Denise Whitehead had the pleasure of presenting their poster on "Supporting Caregivers of Persons with Episodic Disabilities" at the international Work and Family Research Network Conference in New York City on June 20th, 2014. This year's theme was "Changing work and family relationships in a global economy." This poster is part of a collaborative research project of the Episodic Disability Support Initiative which includes the Canadian Working Group on HIV and Rehabilitation (CWGHR). The poster is available for viewing and can be printed on legal size paper.

    July 5, 2014
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  • McMaster's CIHR Cafe Scientifique: Does Gender Matter?

    This event was hosted by McMaster University, the Canadian Institutes of Health Research and its Institute of Gender and Health.

    May 14, 2014
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  • CFWW Welcomes Ontario’s New Legislation to Support Family Caregivers

    On April 29th , 2014 the Ontario legislature gave Royal Assent to amendments to the Employment Standards Act to provide leaves for family caregivers.

    May 8, 2014
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  • Dr. Carol Dauda presenting on "Contemporary Politics of Sex: Gender, Generation and Age of Consent in Western Democracies"

    The lecture develops a framework for understanding the symbolic ideas of childhood in relation to adulthood that emerge from the ideal family as a governing domain of sexuality in liberal democracies. In turn, these symbolic ideas provide powerful political currency in the contemporary regulation of young people’s sexuality through age of consent legislation. The lecture considers the political implications that arise both for young people and their agency and for society as a whole.

    April 26, 2014
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  • Body Image and Beauty Culture: New CFWW Faculty Website Launched

    Dr. Carla Rice has launched a new website featuring her work as a scholar, author, teacher and speaker.

    April 12, 2014
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  • Canadians Lagging Behind in Work-Life Balance: OECD Report

    Canada rates very high in the OECD Better Life Index for 2013, but not so well in the work-life balance category.

    December 30, 2013
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  • The Availability, Accessibility and Effectiveness of Workplace Supports for Canadian Caregivers

    The purpose of this project was to obtain current Canadian information to assess the extent to which workplaces provide a variety of flexible work arrangements, leave policies, and information and supports that can enable employees to successfully combine paid employment and caregiving for adult or elder family members.

    December 2, 2013
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  • Donna Lero Authors Report on Canadian Supports for Employed Parents

    CFWW's Donna Lero co-wrote the Canadian entry in the 2013 International Review of Leave Policies and Research.

    November 5, 2013
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  • Do Teleworkers Have Better Work-Life Balance?

    Telework can have positive impacts on family-life but the link between home-based work life balance is nuanced and complex.

    October 25, 2013
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  • Work-life Conflict, Job Satisfaction and Parenting. A complicated mix.

    New study unpacks the impact of supportive work environments and work-life conflict on mothers' and fathers' parenting.

    September 26, 2013
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