Family-Friendly Employment Practices

Witnesses testified about the findings of a new Government Accountability Office report on policies used abroad to help women balance work… read more

Witnesses testified about the findings of a new Government Accountability Office report on policies used abroad to help women balance work and care-giver responsibilities. They talked about the ways American workers, businesses, and the overall economy could benefit from improved workplace policies, including extended maternity and paternity leave, increased access to child care, more paid sick and vacation time, and flexible work schedules.

Committee chairman Senator Schumer was unable to attend the hearing. close

*The transcript for this program was compiled from uncorrected Closed Captioning.

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  • Ellen Bravo Coordinator Multi-State Working Families Consortium
  • Kay Brown Director Government Accountability Office->Education, Workforce and Income Security Issues
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Family-Friendly Employment Practices

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Program ID:
199095-1
Category:
Joint Committee
Format:
Joint Committee
Location:
Washington, District of Columbia, United States
First Aired:
Jun 14, 2007
Last Aired:
Jun 18, 2007

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  • Jun 14, 2007 | 5:52pm EDT | C-SPAN 1
  • Jun 14, 2007 | 8:08pm EDT | C-SPAN 2
  • Jun 15, 2007 | 5:02am EDT | C-SPAN 1
  • Jun 15, 2007 | 3:34pm EDT | C-SPAN 2
  • Jun 18, 2007 | 1:59am EDT | C-SPAN 1
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