Flexible Work Options
QWE Practice Guideline: 151: Provide flexible work options
Target group: All organizations that employ persons with disabilities
WSC makes every effort to constantly review and implement a variety of strategic initiatives to help employees balance their work and home life.
- Subject matter experts/trainers
- Ensure HR and management understand the policies and how to implement them
- Van was purchased to aid transportation needs
- Offer flexible work options to accommodate family, educational, programmatic, and transportation needs.
- Flexible options include:
- Shift changes
- Hours that accommodate daycare centers
- Abbreviated schedules
- Job sharing
- Job carving
- Time off per programmatic needs
- Parole appointments
- Parenting classes
- Medical appointments
- Timing with public transportation
- Timing with training and therapy needs
- Managers and supervisors regularly counsel staff on how to problem solve and overcome personal struggles.
- The benefit was established to support the balance of personal and professional needs.
- Note policies and procedures for flexible work options
- Individual: Improved morale, increasing productivity, reduced absenteeism, opportunity to better understand and implement appropriate worker traits, self-reported sense of pride, facilitating stronger team relationships
- Organizational: Increased productivity, improved quality, more cohesive and stable workforce, ability to prepare individuals better for external employment
NPA: Work Skills Corporation Location: Brighton, MI Date Submitted: 2013 Website: https://www.wskills.com/
Resources: Quality Work Environment Workbook