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Cutting work-family conflict helps workers, companies

According to a new study by University of Minnesota sociologists, companies that help employees ease work-family conflict will have happier and healthier workers. It's nice to have a study back up what has always felt true.

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Work-life balance has been a topic of discussion for many people and companies during the last few years, and that's a good thing.
The more we talk about balance and make sure it's part of the conversation in the workplace, the more likely we are to see positive changes.
However, as useful as sharing anecdotes is, I've found that quoting scientific research is even better when you're pushing for alterations to the status quo. As such, I've been happy to see a bunch of work-life balance studies hit my inbox during the last few weeks ...

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