2014 is the 20th Anniversary of the International Year of the Family –
a good time to take stock of what families need, what we are doing
well, and what we can do better so that all of us benefit. Join us this
year for the International Year of the Family Speaker Series, sponsored
by the University of Guelph's College of Social and Applied Human
Sciences. On April 15th, Dr. Lynda Ashbourne and Dr. Mohammed Baobaid presented a talk on "Supporting Muslim Immigrant Families: Partnering with Service Providers and Diverse Communities."
Discover how employers are supporting caregivers, reducing stress at home and work, addressing the multiple challenges associated with caregiving and work. Learn more and participate in the survey.
This study examined challenges to financial security faced by self-employed women when their earnings are interrupted after childbirth/adoption or for personal or family health reasons. Policy mechanisms that could promote greater economic security for self-employed women were identified. (Completed)
Research project designed to look at barriers, supports and challenges of combining post-secondary education with parenthood. (In progress)
Precarious organizations within this context refer to two categories of organizations; 1) Not for Profit Organizations engaged for the most part in community benefit activities and 2) small and medium sized business. These organizations and the people who depend on them for livelihoods and services are at risk. Organizational risk varies up to and including dissolution, where as human risk would include such issues as loss of livelihood and stress.
The objective of the proposed research is to examine the relations between work life and personal life over time in order to understand how change and time shape the dynamic interplay among the roles in our daily lives (worker, caregiver, friend, etc.)
This study of 2066 parents examined whether or not existing Canadian vacation legislation is adequate in the current era.
CFWW's Donna Lero co-authored the Canadian entry in the 2013 International Review of Leave Policies and Research.