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After wrapping up workplace flexibility programs last week for HR Tampa, as well as the Alaska and Michigan State Councils, When Work Works rolls into the first two weeks of April with several outreach efforts scheduled.  These include educational programs at the:

To date, this important initiative will deliver workplace flexibility educational opportunities to over 40 SHRM state councils and chapters across the country in 2012, with additional events being scheduled daily.  As the end of the first quarter nears, the When Work Works roll-out is confirmed in 12 of the 15 target states for 2012.  Educational programs in the remaining 2012 target states, Nevada, Maine and West Virginia, are still being identified.  

Related news…

New Flex At A Glance Brochure – SHRM and the Families and Work Institute have developed a new Flex At A Glance brochure to complement our When Work Works activities nationwide.  This new resource provides HR professionals with a quick reference to define workplace flexibility and the “pressures” driving the need for flex, as well as implementation strategies and business leader testimonials.  Click HERE to download a copy now.

Last Call for 2012 Sloan Award Applicants – The good news is that you still have time to apply for this prestigious award to garner recognition for your organization’s effective and flexible workplace strategies.  The bad news is that you don’t have much time – the deadline to submit your employer application is April 16, 2012, so be sure to apply now by visiting

Join the #Workflex Conversation on Twitter – Wondering whether workplace flexibility programs are coming to your community? Interested in the latest news and research on effective and flexible workplaces? Want to share your best flex strategies? Follow @SHRMLobbystLisa and the hashtag #workflex on Twitter to join the workplace flexibility conversation.


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