The law has received early and positive recognition from at least one national publication: Slate spotlighted the law in a June 24 article, "New Hampshire's the Latest State to Make Requesting Flextime
a Little Bit Easier."
and time off in lieu of overtime have been common since the late 1980s and continue to be a mainstay as a way to manage expenses.
Of the workplace benefits Gallup studied, flextime
yielded the strongest relationship to overall wellbeing among employees.
, however, does not include employees on shifts, and front-line staff who deliver direct services to the public due to the peculiar nature of these jobs, added Kawther.
Intuitively, when organizations provide programs such as flextime
, employees find comfortable because the employees feel relaxed to attend to both work responsibilities in organizations and also to fulfil the duties at home.
Huff, "With Flextime
, Less Can Be More," Workforce Management, 2005).
and telecommuting to job-sharing and compressed work, organizations are offering employees greater scheduling freedom in how they fulfill the obligations of their positions.
After working out you feel refreshed and ready to tackle work again." There are no time clocks to punch and everyone is on flextime
. Time off for appointments is generally not a problem.
Equally common are formerly cutting-edge ideas such as flextime
, cross-selling and firm consolidation.
With more companies allowing "flextime
", more access to elearning, and telecomuting, the line between workplace flexibility and work-life balance begins to blur.
Morris doesn't want employees making similar sacrifices, and reinforces this not only through talk, but through corporate policies allowing flextime
and telecommuting, among other things.
If you do believe this, then you believe it is wrong to take off both Saturday and Sunday; would support reinstatement of "blue laws" that once required all factories, workplaces, malls, stores, restaurants, and recreational centers to be closed on the sabbath; and view job-sharing, flextime
, and overtime as morally suspect.