The Alliance’s Action Steps are designed to assist organizations with implementing practical strategies and policies related to diversity and flexibility.  Members can access full versions of all of the Alliance’s Action Steps in the Member Resource Center.

FIVE ESSENTIAL CHARACTERISTICS OF AN EFFECTIVE WRITTEN FLEXIBLE WORK POLICY

A written flex policy has clear benefits. It gives the employer control over the terms of the program and guidelines for managing it. It also encourages lawyers to use the policy to curb unwanted attrition, and thereby reducing flexibility stigma. Here are five essential characteristics of an effective written flex policy to consider:

  1. The policy should be designed by the organization
  2. The policy should allow attorneys to create a schedule that fits their needs…

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