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March, 2001, Vol. 124, No. 3
Flexible work schedules:
what are we trading off to get them?
Associate Professor of Economics, Economics and Business Division, Commonwealth College, the Pennsylvania State University, Delaware County, Media, Pennsylvania.
Flexible work schedules are spreading, but workers sometimes must be willing to increase their hours markedly,
work evening shifts, or switch to part-time status,
self-employment, or certain occupations to get flexibility in their schedules; this may entail a sacrifice of leisure time, compensation, or a predictable workweek
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