On Wednesday, July 8, 2009, Workplace Flexibility 2010 and the New America Foundation presented a briefing titled "Flexible Work Arrangements and Low-Wage Work." Panelists presented "the latest research on scheduling challenges faced by low-wage workers, [. . .] common sense solutions that have been implemented by businesses and [. . .] how public policy can enhance access to FWAs for low-wage workers." David Gray, Director of the Workforce and Family Program at the New America Foundation, moderated the panel:

  • Susan J. Lambert
    Associate Professor, University of Chicago
  • Jennifer E. Swanberg
    Executive Director, Institute for Workplace Innovation
    Associate Professor, University of Kentucky
  • Elizabeth Lower-Basch
    Senior Policy Analyst, Center for Law and Social Policy
  • Liz Watson
    Legislative Counsel, Workplace Flexibility 2010
  • John Wilcox
    VP of Operations, Corporate Voices for Working Families


Improving Work Schedules in Hourly Jobs, Susan J. Lambert

Flexible Work Arrangements and Low-Wage Work: Presentation by Liz Watson, Liz Watson

Webcast of Flexible Work Arrangements and Low-Wage Work, Workplace Flexibility 2010, Georgetown University Law Center