Who We Are

The Centre for Families Work & Well-being is an innovative, interdisciplinary research and educational centre responding to dramatic changes in family patterns, paid work, and broader economic and political structures.

Faculty, staff and graduate students work on projects relevant to individual and family well-being, the interface between work and family, and contextual factors that affect workplace productivity and community supports. Research topics include organizational health, caregiving and work, father involvement, social support and community development.

The Centre's core strengths include strategic research, policy analysis and best practices development.

 

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  • Sunday, January 18

    Fact Sheet: Combining care work and paid work

    Issues related to combining paid work and caregiving are explored in a new Fact Sheet developed by Dr. Janet Fast, University of Alberta, Dr. Donna Lero, CFWW; Richared deMarco (Employment and Social Development Canada) and Heloisa Ferriera and Jacquie Eales (both University of Alberta). read more...

  • Thursday, November 27

    Work and Family Commons: the online repository for work and family research

    Work and Family Commons (WFC) is the open access subject matter repository of the Work and Family Researchers Network created to gather and preserve the intellectual output of the work and family research community and to offer immediate, permanent and free online access to the full text of research articles for anyone, worldwide. read more...

  • Thursday, November 13

    ChildCare 2020 National Conference and Research Day

    ChildCare 2020 is the first national child care policy conference in a decade and the fourth such conference in Canada’s history. The main goal of the conference is renewed action on early learning and child care. read more...

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