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Closing gender gaps

Letting employees control their schedules goes a long way in improving work conditions for women

Published Fri, Feb 10, 2017 · 09:50 PM
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THE main reason for the gender gaps at work - why women are paid less, why they're less likely to reach the top levels of companies, and why they're more likely to stop working after having children - is employers' expectation that people spend long hours at their desks, research has shown.

It's especially difficult for women because they have disproportionate responsibility for care-giving.

Flexibility regarding the time and place that wor…

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