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Research on work/life in Congress to be released at Oct. 23-24 event in Chicago
ALEXANDRIA, Va., Sept. 25, 2012 – Practical strategies and tools to help employers create flexible workplaces that fit the needs of today’s workforce will be featured at the second annual Workflex Conference sponsored by the Society for Human Resource Management (SHRM) and the Families and Work Institute (FWI).
2012 Workflex Conference: Re-Imagining the Workplace
WHEN: Oct. 23 and 24, 2012
Chicago Marriott Downtown Magnificent Mile, 540 N Michigan Ave., Chicago
PRESS BRIEFING: 12:30 to 1:15 p.m. Wednesday, Oct. 24, in the Michigan Room of the Chicago Marriott Downtown Magnificent Mile. The press briefing is also available by conference call. Contact SHRM Media Relations for details.
• FWI’s Ellen Galinsky, president, and Ken Matos, senior director of employment research and practice, and SHRM’s Shirley Davis, vice president of diversity and inclusion, and Lisa Horn, senior government relations advisor, will talk about the best practices from employers that are included in two new resources,
WORKFLEX: The Essential Guide to Effective and Flexible Workplaces and the
2013 Guide to Bold New Ideas for Making Work Work.
• SHRM and the Congressional Management Foundation will release the first of three research projects about Congress — “Life in Congress: Aligning Work and Life in the U.S. House and Senate.” Foundation President and CEO Brad Fitch will summarize headlines from the survey and offer analysis.
• SHRM will release the 2013 Holiday Schedules Poll, which identifies the more than 30 holidays— including religious holidays — that employers observe.
CONFERENCE DETAILS: The 1 ½-day Workflex Conference (hashtag #workflex12) includes six concurrent sessions about real-life workplace flexibility challenges and solutions that include practices such as flextime, job sharing, compressed scheduling, telework and phased-in retirement. In an interactive session on Wednesday, Oct. 24, conference-goers will participate in a lively discussion about reimagining the workplace and will identify the strategies and skills necessary to implement effective and flexible practices.
Workflex Conference web page for more details:
DIVERSITY CONFERENCE: The Workflex Conference is held in conjunction with SHRM’s
Diversity & Inclusion Conference & Exposition (hashtag #SHRMdivcon), Oct. 22-24 at the Chicago Marriott Downtown Magnificent Mile. More than 500 HR professionals are expected at the conference featuring more than 30 sessions that include topics such as “Facebook’s D&I Journey: Creating an Authentic Workplace.”
MEDIA: To cover the conferences or for more information about the research, contact Kate Kennedy at
email@example.com and 703-535-6260, or Julie Malveaux at
firstname.lastname@example.org and 703-535-6273.
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.
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