Session: Work, Family, and Family Policy SIG (Society for Social Work and Research 24th Annual Conference - Reducing Racial and Economic Inequality)

Work, Family, and Family Policy SIG

Saturday, January 18, 2020: 12:30 PM-1:30 PM
Liberty Ballroom N, ML 4 (Marriott Marquis Washington DC)
Jing Guo, PhD, University of Hawaii at Manoa and Alejandra Pilarz, PhD, University of Wisconsin-Madison
The Work, Family, and Family Policy SIG facilitates networking opportunities for SSWR conference attendees interested in the SIG research area to discuss social work research, policy, or practice related to work, family, and work-life policies and programs. Topics include but are not limited to: job quality and characteristics, such as un- and under-employment, wages, work schedules, etc.; work-family or work-life issues, such as worker health, well-being, and effects of work on family members; workplace-based interventions; occupational social work and occupational health and safety; labor/unions and management; job training and placement; inequality in work by gender, race/ethnicity, ability, etc.; and work-life policies and programs, such as family leave, subsidized child care, labor standards, etc.
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