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Research on Work/Life in Congress to be Released Oct. 24 by SHRM and CMF
WASHINGTON, D.C., Oct. 15, 2012 – The Society for Human Resource Management (SHRM) and the Congressional Management Foundation (CMF) will release the first research report in a three-part series about Congress as a workplace.
WHAT: Release of “Life in Congress: Aligning Work and Life in the U.S. House and Senate”
WHEN: 1:30 p.m. CDT, Wednesday, Oct. 24, 2012
WHERE: Michigan Room, Chicago Marriott Downtown Magnificent Mile, 540 N. Michigan Ave., Chicago, Ill. 60611. The press briefing also is available by conference call. Contact SHRM Media Relations (703-535-6260) for information on how to connect.
DETAILS: The survey of more than 1,400 people who work in Congress shows that congressional staff members operate under demanding conditions yet report a high level of meaningfulness in their jobs. They value flexibility to balance life and work issues but are not very satisfied with the flexibility that is available to them.
The research is being released at SHRM’s Workflex Conference, Oct. 23-24 in Chicago, which features strategies and tools to help employers create flexible workplaces that fit the needs of today’s workforce.
MEDIA: To attend the press briefing, connect to the briefing by phone or receive a copy of the research report, contact Kate Kennedy at email@example.com and 703-535-6260, or Susie Gorden at sgorden@CongressFoundation.org and 202-546-0100.
About the Society for Human Resource ManagementThe Society for Human Resource Management (SHRM) is the world’s largest association devoted to human resource management. Representing about 260,000 members in more than 140 countries, the Society serves the needs of HR professionals and advances the interests of the HR profession. Founded in 1948, SHRM has more than 575 affiliated chapters within the United States and subsidiary offices in China and India. Visit SHRM Online at www.shrm.org and follow us on Twitter @SHRMPress.
About the Congressional Management FoundationFounded in 1977, the Congressional Management Foundation (CMF) is a 501(c)(3) nonpartisan nonprofit dedicated to helping Congress and its members meet the evolving needs and expectations of an engaged and informed 21st century citizenry. Its work focuses on improving congressional operations and enhancing citizen engagement through research, publications, training, and management services. Visit www.congressfoundation.org.
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