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WORK LIFE LINKS
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001 Canada BC
Burnaby CWCW Centre for Workplace and Community Wellbeing




A non-profit society established to assist workplaces and communities create healthier, safer and more caring environments.
002 Canada BC Worldwide Lions Bay
Izzo Consulting
Improving the Quality of Work


Creating organizations and leaders capable of sustaining the highest levels of performance and commitment in their people.
003 Canada BC
Vancouver BCCF British Columbia Council for Families




Working to strengthen, encourage and support families through information, education, research and advocacy.
004 Canada BC
Vancouver CUPE Canadian Union of Public Employees
CUPE Works


To enhance and coordinate the involvement, activism and skills of our members.
005 Canada ON
Guelph
University of Guelph CFWW Centre for Families, Work and Well-Being


Promoting individual and family well-being, responsive and productive work environments, and strong, sustainable communities.
006 Canada ON
London
theOfficeLife.com
Your guide to surviving the modern workplace


An opinionated look at everything office including its unique lifestyle, culture, and jargon.
007 Canada ON
Nepean
The Vanier Institute of the Family
Work and Family


Advocates from the point of view that families are the key building block of society and that every Canadian is included.
008 Canada ON
Ottawa
Living Work
Exploring the experience of work


Features: What is Work; Talking Work; Thinkers at Work; Art at Work; LivingWork Center for the Study of Labour & Work; Local2Local
009 Canada ON
Ottawa
QualitéTravail JQ JobQuality


Providing comprehensive, public and user-friendly information on the quality of work in the Canadian labour market.
010 Canada ON
Ottawa
Trucker Hours
Stop the 84 hour workweek


Trucking industry efficiency should not be purchased at the expense of the health and safety of truck drivers and highway users
011 Canada ON
Ottawa CLC-CTC Canadian Labour Congress-Congres du travail du Canada
Is Work Working For You

English/French Information about some of the key factors that contribute to your quality of life.
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012 Canada ON
Ottawa CPRN Canadian Policy Research Networks
Job Quality


Providing comprehensive, public and user-friendly information on the quality of work in the Canadian labour market.
013 Canada ON
Ottawa CSLS Centre for the Study of Living Standards
Centre d'étude des niveaux de vie


Deals with trends in living standards and developing and advocating specific policies
014 Canada ON
Ottawa CWRN The Canadian Workplace Research Network




To foster research on workplace change and innovation
015 Canada ON Nation Wide Ottawa HRSDC Human Resources and Skills Development Canada
Work-Life Balance in Canadian Workplaces

English/French A key to success in private and professional life. A competitive edge for business.
016 Canada ON
Toronto
32 Hours




Committed to a reduction and redistribution of work time, in pursuit of an economically just and ecologically sustainable society
017 Canada ON
Toronto
Balance TV
strategies for LIVING WELL


This daily half-hour show gives you the information you need to make smart healthcare decisions for you and your family.
018 Canada ON
Toronto
Hardest Working Canadians
Take stock of your workplace behaviours and reassess your career path.


Canadians can find information and take a quiz to see if they are working too hard.
019 Canada ON
Toronto
Leaving the Mother Ship
Personal Balance Sheet - How to get and keep the right Work-Life Balance for you.


Provides work-life balance and career planning resources for individuals.
020 Canada ON
Toronto TorontoCAN Toronto Civic Action Network




A coalition of community and labour groups. Our goal is to improve the quality of life for all Toronto residents
021 Canada QC
Quebec City CFE Conseil de la famille et de l'enfance


Council for family and children French Providing advice on the inter-relation of government, work and family life
022 Canada SK
Regina
Balancing Work and Family




Providing resources to develop a friendlier workplace and less stressfull worklife
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023 Denmark

Copenhagen TCC The Copenhagen Centre
New Partnerships for Social Responsibility


Aimed at promoting new partnerships for social and labour market integration
024 England Greater London
London
libcom.org




A resource for all people who wish to improve their lives, their communities and their working conditions.
025 England Greater London
London DTI Department of Trade and Industry
Working Practices - Enable staff to balance work and personal commitments including job-sharing, flexi-time and home working


Learn how businesses have successfully introduced flexible working practices for their own benefit, and that of their employees
026 England Greater London
London WLRI Working Lives Research Institute




Academic and applied research, emphasising equality and social justice, and working for and in partnership with trade unions.
027 Finland

Helsinki TRACE Trade Unions Anticipating Change in Europe
TRACE Project


Aims to build improved capacity within European trade unions to respond to situations of economic and industrial change.
028 Ireland

Dublin
European Foundation for the Improvement of Living and Working Conditions




Covering the entire range of factors which shape the day-to-day working environment.
029 Japan Tokyo
Tokyo EPI Economic Policy Institute for Quality Life



Japanese/Eng. Promotes research activities with the cooperation of academics, researchers, citizens, unions, legislation experts
030 Japan Tokyo
Tokyo JTUC Japanese Trade Union Confederation RIALS Research Institute for Advancement of Living Standards


To make a major contribution towards the overall advancement in the life of workers and their families
031 New Zealand

Wellington
Good Faith at Work




All about developing and maintaining good faith at work.
032 New Zealand

Wellington
Heads Up
your future with Labour


An introduction to unions for young workers
033 New Zealand

Wellington
NZ Department of Labour
Work-life balance


About enjoying quality of life and quality of work.
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034 Scotland Aberdeenshire
Strathdon
Critical Path




Dedicated to the concerns of isolated workers worldwide
035 Sweden

Stockholm AIS Arbetsliv i Sverige


Working Life in Sweden Swedish/English
036 Sweden Stockholm Nation Wide Stockholm
Arbetslivsinstitutet NIWL National Institute for Working Life


The national centre of knowledge for issues related to working life conducts research and development on all facets of work life.
037 Sweden Uppsala
Väsby SIF Svenska Industritjänstemannaförbundet


Swedish Union of Clerical and Technical Employees in Industry
Information for employees of Siemens Nixdorf Informationssystem AB
038 UK Cheshire England and Scotland Stockport GP General Physics




Provides consultancy & relevant training programmes to employers who want to help their employees find the best work-life balance.
039 UK Greater London
London
Employers for Work-Life Balance




To share best practice and demonstrate to large and small employers how work-life policies can be introduced on a practical basis
040 UK Greater London
London
New Ways to Work




Campaigns and provides expertise on new and flexible ways of working that help people, organisations and society
041 UK Greater London
London
RGMC Ltd
Work Life Balance for companies and individuals


Provides Work-Life Balance Consulting to help employers proactively support their staff and offers individuals one-to-one coaching
042 UK Greater London
London DTI Department of Trade and Industry
Work-Life Balance


Providing: innovative working patterns or practices consultancy; work-life balance research; good practice guidance; case studies
043 UK Greater London
London ESRC Economic and Social Research Council
Families & Social Capital Group


Focuses on the inter-relationship between the dynamics of family change and processes of social capital.
044 UK Greater London
London TUC Trades Union Congress
Changing Times


The TUC guide to work-life balance
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045 UK Kent
Tunbridge Wells North
SwiftWork




Consultancy to organisations on flexible working policies and work-life balance issues; and more
046 UK Norfolk
Norwich
UK National Work-Stress Network




To help raise the profile of work-related stress, its causes and how we can move towards eliminating it.
047 US CA
Berkeley
Labor Project for Working Families




Addressing family issues in the workplace: child care, elder care, flexible work schedules, family leave, quality of life issues.
048 US CA
Menlo Park WA Workaholics Anonymous




Our primary purpose is to stop working compulsively and to carry the message of recovery to workaholics who still suffer.
049 US CA
Oakland
Slow Down Now
The 'almost' serious antidote to workaholism


Slow Lifestyle Manifesto - We believe multitasking is a moral weakness.
050 US CA
Santa Monica
Work To Live
The Guide to Getting a Life


Reclaim your Life, Health, Family and Sanity
051 US DC
Washington AFL-CIO American Federation of Labor - Congress of Industrial Organizations WFA Working Families Agenda


Has the fact sheets, background information, model legislation and best practices that will help you make a difference.
052 US DC
Washington AFL-CIO American Federation of Labor - Congress of Industrial Organizations WFT Working Families Toolkit


Provides fliers, posters, petitions, phone scripts, newsletter articles, cartoons, email Alerts and more
053 US DC
Washington EPF Employment Policy Foundation
Center for Work and Family Balance


Monitors, analyzes and promotes policies and legislation that encourage flexibility, innovation and freedom of choice
054 US IL
Chicago
Alfred P. Sloan Family Center on Parents, Children & Work
Chicago Center


Examines issues facing parents, children, families, employers, and schools that are intricate and complex
055 US MA
Cambridge
MIT Workplace Center
Sloan School of Management


Redesigning Work, Family, Community Connections
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056 US MA
Cambridge LWP Labor and Worklife Program
Labor and Worklife Program at Harvard Law School


A forum for research and teaching on the world of work and its implications for society, part of the Harvard Trade Union Program.
057 US MA
Chestnut Hill
Sloan Work and Family Research Network
Provides resources, supports a community, and builds knowledge


To support academics, researchers, policy analysts, business leaders, and others interested in work and family research
058 US MI
Grandville
ELDERSCORP - THE IMPENDING ELDERLY & DISABLED CRISIS
Links to state-by-state resources including ADRCs, caregiver assistance, disaster preparedness, elder abuse, employment training, healthcare fraud,


Also includes links to legal assistance, long-term care, Medicaid, Medicare, nutrition, and prescription drug assistance.
059 US MN
Minnetonka
Work and Family Connection




Working to help employers create a workplace that is both supportive and effective.
060 US MN
St Paul AFL-CIO American Federation of Labor - Congress of Industrial Organizations MLIC Minnesota Labor Interpretive Center


Celebrating the nature of work and its contribution to Minnesota's past, present and future.
061 US NY


New York @ Work





062 US NY
Melville
New Work
Brave New Work World NewWork News

Life and Work in the revolutionary new world economy
063 US NY
New York
Carolyn & Co.
Finding out what matters. Managing your career while balancing your life.


Carolyn Kepcher is known by millions for her cool demeanor & her no-holds-barred assessments of The Apprentice TV show candidates.
064 US NY
New York
Working Life




The home page for Jonathan Tasini, labor journalist and president of the National Writers Union (UAW Local 1981).
065 US NY
New York CWLP Center for Work-Life Policy
Working to design, promote, and implement workplace policies that increase productivity and enhance personal / family well-being.


Promoting policies that enable individuals to realize their full potential across the divides of gender, race and class
066 US NY
New York FWI Families and Work Institute




A non-profit organization that addresses the changing nature of work and family life.
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067 US NY
Stony Brook
Group for the Study of Working Class Life




Exploring the meaning of class in today's world
068 US WA
Seattle
Working Stiff




Stories and insights into working life in the US

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