Solutions to problems often carry unanticipated consequences. This is the case with part-time work in America today. Part-time work can be a reasonable way of dealing with the work-family dilemma. It has been discussed widely in the press, among corporate managers and working people. Clearly, flexible work schedules meet the needs of many dual-career couples.
As the United Parcel Service strike in 1997 made clear, many American workers settle for part-time employment when their prefere...
For just $19.95 a year, get access to new issues and decades' worth of archives on our site.
Print + Online
For $35 a year, get new issues delivered to your door and access to our full online archives.