Any working parent with young children knows the importance of workplace flexibility – whether it is being able to shift hours to meet with a child’s teacher or working from home when your child is sick. But workplace flexibility is not so easy to come by -- especially for employees in low-wage, hourly jobs. Workplace policies have not caught up to modern life in which either both parents work outside the home or parents are single and must find someone else to care for their children when they are on the job.
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