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Our groundbreaking research explores everything from work-life balance to how company policies impact women, working moms and multicultural employees.

  • When workers tell their employers about a disability they free up valuable emotional real estate, says Carol Glazer, president of the National Organization on Disability.

    When workers tell their employers about a disability they free up valuable emotional real estate, says Carol Glazer, president of the National Organization on…
  • Disabilities in the Workplace: The Working Mother Report

    New research from the Working Mother Research Institute looks at what holds employees with disabilities back and finds clear opportunities for employers to improve their…
  • We reveal how people with physical and mental impairments manage in the workplace—and how things can get better.

    It’s challenging for women and moms to grow careers … now add having a disability. Our new survey illuminates the issues as we offer keys to making workplaces better for…
  • How Men Flex

    Our new survey finds that men flex their hours, work from home and even go part-time to keep their jobs and home lives running smoothly.

    Flex isn’t just for moms, as our new survey shows. Men not only have flex, they also say it boosts their well-being, job satisfaction and company loyalty. Sound
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    For working mothers, flexibility makes the world go round. It’s that extra strrrrrrretch that allows us to deliver: for a manager, a child or a partner. Working moms don’t just value choices in how to manage our time—we rely on them.

    In honor of #NationalFlexDay, Working Mother examines how we put workplace flex to work.
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    The women we tapped for our new survey, Multicultural Women at Work, reveal what employers can do to get them on board—and keep them. The best companies show how to make it happen.

    The women we tapped for our new survey, Multicultural Women at Work, reveal what employers can do to get them on board—and keep them.
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    Eating vegetables, avoiding takeout, getting everybody together for family dinner: In our new reader survey, working moms reveal the pressure they feel to get everything right when it comes to their family’s nutrition.

    In our reader survey, working moms reveal the pressure they feel to get everything right when it comes to their family’s nutrition.
  • For our new WMRI survey, we asked 1,248 women with multiple sclerosis to share how the disease affects their work and personal lives. Here we reveal what they had to say.

    Multiple sclerosis, a chronic, unpredictable disease that attacks the brain and spinal cord, exacts a heavy toll on women.
  • A new Working Mother Research Institute survey of 1,000 working parents find not much has changed when it comes to who does what at home.

    A new Working Mother Research Institute survey of 1,000 working parents find not much has changed when it comes to who does what at home.
  • Who’s doing the laundry, mowing the lawn and driving the kids to soccer practice? It’s 2015, but the breakdown in household chores still looks surprisingly similar to our grandmothers' day.

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    More and more women make more than their spouses. The trend, the consequences and how primary-earner moms feel about it all.

    More and more women make more than their spouses. The trend, the consequences and how primary-earner moms feel about it all.