There are alternatives to our workaholic, time-rushed, unevenly employed, widening wealth-gap culture. Together we can create a new vision. In 2003, we applauded as the U. S. Senate declared October “National Work and Family Month,” and called for discussion and action to improve the balance between work and family time in America. But not much has changed(…)
Note: The following is excerpted from Appendix A of Take Back Your Time: Fighting Overwork & Time Poverty In America (The Official Handbook for Take Back Your Time Day) to be published in July, 2003. Organizing Take Back Your Time Day In Your Community By Sean Sheehen
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Take Back Your Time Sponsors The Take Back Your Time Campaign is grateful for the support of many sponsors — corporate, organizational and individual — whose generosity helped make our founding conference and other work possible. Please click on the links below to view information about their important efforts. Corporate & Organizational Sponsors Ackerman Institute(…)
Organizational Endorsements: Abwoon Study Circle, CA Alliance for Sustainable Jobs and the Environment, OR Americans for Democratic Action Australian Shorter Work Week Network, AUSTRALIA Beth Chaim Congregation, CA Boston-Area Shorter Worktime Network, MA Center for A New American Dream, MD Center for Contemplative Mind in Society, MA Central Labor Body of Duluth, MN Coalition for(…)
At a glance: Some quick facts about paid vacation Compared with other countries The U.S. is the only industrialized nation without a minimum annual leave statute.137 countries have paid vacation leave, including all developed countries. In 1980 we ranked 11th in the world in longevity—now we’re 42nd. We’re twice as likely as Europeans to suffer(…)