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When roles overlap : workers with family responsibilities. /

by VandenHeuvel, Audrey.

Publisher: Melbourne, Vic. Australian Institute of Family Studies with Work and Family Unit, Dept. of Industrial Relations 1993Description: xiii, 122 p. PDF.Online Access: DOWNLOAD PDF Summary: Results from a national study on the overlap between'work and family roles of employed single parents and workers in two-income families are detailed in this book. The objectives of the study were to identify workers' use of leave to care for sick family members and to meet other family care needs, and to obtain information about who workers care for. The study also examines the characteristics of those surveyed in relation to their need to balance work and family demands. The sample of 2642 employees is diverse and includes male and female employees, parents and people with no children, private and public sector workers, and those with permanent, contract and casual jobs.Availability: (1)

Who wants flexibility ? : changing work hours preferences and life events. /

by Drago, Robert | University of Melbourne. Melbourne Institute of Applied conomic and Social Research | Wooden, Mark | Black, David.

Publisher: Parkville, Vic. Melbourne Institute of Applied Economic and Social Research 2006Description: PDF.Notes: URL: 'http://www.apo.org.au/linkboard/results.chtml?filename_num=102896' Checked: 22/04/2009 2:33:00 PM Status: Error Details: Failed to receive HTTP response (WinHttpReceiveResponse) Into & out of work INTO AND OUT OF WORKAvailability: Items available for loan: Brotherhood of St Laurence (1).

Women in Philanthropy : talk to lunch meeting, May 1993 /

by McClelland, Alison | Brotherhood of St Laurence.

Publisher: Brotherhood of St Laurence (unpub.) 1993Description: 8 p.Other title: Talk to lunch meeting : women in philanthropy : May 1993.Online Access: Electronic copy Availability: Items available for reference: BSL Archives (1).

Women working: economics and reality. /

by Mumford, Karen.

Publisher: Sydney, N.S.W. Allen & Unwin 1989Description: 153p. Bibliography p.142-150.Availability: Items available for loan: Brotherhood of St Laurence (1).

Work and family life : what we ve forgotten. /

by Franzway, Suzanne.

Publisher: Sydney, N.S.W. Australian Review of Public Affairs 2005Description: HTML.Availability: Items available for loan: Brotherhood of St Laurence (1).

Work choices of married women : drivers of change /

by Cai, Lixin.

Publisher: Melbourne, Vic. Productivity Commission 2010Description: PDF.Other title: Productivity Commission. Visiting researcher paper ; no. 1.Online Access: Electronic copy Notes: January 2010 Bibliography : p. 61-63 INTO AND OUT OF WORKSummary: This study on the labour supply decisions of married women by Dr Lixin Cai is the first to be published under the Commission's Visiting Researcher Papers series. The study, drawing on HILDA panel data, estimates the influences affecting married women's participation in the labour force and how this changes with changes in their lives. The analysis provides useful estimates of parameters that assist in predicting how changes in these well-known factors affect labour force participation. It finds that there is no inherent state dependence in labour force status for married women, but rather that the observed inertia arises from unobserved individual characteristics. This report adds both to our understanding of what affects labour supply decisions and techniques for analysing panel data.Availability: Items available for loan: Brotherhood of St Laurence (1).

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