SHRM to Discuss National Study of Employers on Facebook Live on March 8

Survey examines workplace policies and practices as the needs of the workforce change

March 3, 2017
ALEXANDRIA, Va. — The Society for Human Resource Management (SHRM) will release the National Study of Employers on Wednesday, March 8. One of the study’s authors — Ellen Galinsky, president and co-founder of the Families and Work Institute — will talk about key findings of the research and answer questions in a Facebook Live session that day.

Questions can be submitted to Galinsky, a senior research advisor at SHRM, on Facebook and Twitter via the hashtag #SHRMNSE or emailed to

What: The National Study of Employers is a comprehensive look at employer practices, policies, programs and benefits that address the personal and family needs of employees. The study examines flexible work arrangements, paid and unpaid parental and other caregiver leave, and elder-care assistance, among other practices. 

The survey of more than 900 U.S. employers with 50 or more employees was conducted by the Families and Work Institute and will be released by SHRM as part of the When Work Works initiative. 

When:  1 p.m. Eastern on Wednesday, March 8.

The National Study of Employers report will be available in the Research section of beginning at 8:30 a.m. on March 8 and on SHRM's Workforce Flexibility Page.

Media: For further information about the National Study of Employers, contact Kate Kennedy of SHRM Media Relations at 703-535-6260, and @SHRMPress or Vanessa Hill at 703-535-6072 and

About the Society for Human Resource Management
The Society for Human Resource Management (SHRM) is the world’s largest HR professional society, representing 285,000 members in more than 165 countries. For nearly seven decades, the Society has been the leading provider of resources serving the needs of HR professionals and advancing the practice of human resource management. SHRM has more than 575 affiliated chapters within the United States and subsidiary offices in China, India and United Arab Emirates. Visit us at and follow us on Twitter and Instagram @SHRMPress.


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