EMPLOYEES WANT MORE TIME OFF, FLEXIBLE HOURS
WASHINGTON — While 1 of 4 employees works for an employer who allows job sharing and 16 percent say their employers allow them to work at home, nearly two thirds of all employees want more flexibility in their work schedules.
More time off to meet family needs, flex time, and job sharing are desired by 2 of 3 working families, according to a Workplace Pulse survey.
The 53 percent of working Americans who have a child at home are looking for more employer support for family life. Eighty percent say they receive no help with child care from their employers, while 19 percent say their children receive no supervision when they return home from school in the afternoon.