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Challenges and Solutions for Hourly Workers, Pasadena, CA (February 17, 2011)

The U.S. Department of Labor's Women’s Bureau conducted its third “National Dialogue on Workplace Flexibility” event on February 17, 2011 in Pasadena, California focused on workplace flexibility for hourly-wage employees. Hilda L. Solis, Secretary of Labor was the keynote speaker at the Women's Bureau conference that took place at the Pasadena Convention Center's Conference Center. Women’s Bureau, under the leadership of Director Sara Manzano-Díaz , brought together over 400 employers, employees, advocates, researchers, educators, union leaders and other stakeholders to discuss challenges and solutions for making flexibility work and to share best practices. "Challenges and Solutions for Hourly Workers" is part of the National Dialogue on Workplace Flexibility series of events that the Women’s Bureau is coordinating around the country, building upon the goals of the March 2010 White House Flexibility Forum.

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Agenda

Speakers Bio

Acknowledgements

Supporting Materials

            U.S. Department of Labor

Women's Bureau Priorities Fact Sheet

            Obama Administration’s Fact Sheet: 

Standing Up for Women and Families

            Executive Office of the President, Council of Economic Advisors Report:

Work-Life Balance and the Economics of Workplace Flexibility—March 2010

                        U.S. Department of Labor, Wage and Hour Division

Break Time for Nursing Mothers under the FLSA      

                        U.S. Department of Labor

Frequently Asked Questions – Break Time for Nursing Mothers

                        U.S. Department of Labor, Wage and Hour Division

The Family and Medical Leave Act Military Family Leave Entitlements

                        U.S. Department of Labor, Wage and Hour Division

The Family and Medical Leave Act of 1993

                        United States Office Of Personnel Management

Memo For Heads Of Executive Departments And Agencies, Nursing Mothers in Federal Employments

                        U.S. Department of Labor, Wage and Hour Division

Fact Sheet: FMLA leave for birth, bonding, or to care for a child with a serious health condition on the basis of an “in loco parentis” relationship

                        U.S. Department of Labor

Q & A Department’s Request for Information (RFI) on the FLSA’s Break Time for Nursing Mothers Provision

                        U.S. Department of Labor, Wage and Hour Division

Federal Register (Reasonable Break Time for Nursing Mothers)

                        U.S. Department of Labor, Wage and Hour Division

Fact Sheet: FMLA leave to care for a parent with a serious health condition on the basis of an in loco parentis relationship

            

Stay tuned information from the conference will be posted on the Web site