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Redefining Traditional Plans: Variations and Developments in Public Employee Retirement Plan Design

Keith Brainard

in The Future of Public Employee Retirement Systems

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
February 2010
ISBN:
9780199573349
eISBN:
9780191721946
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199573349.003.0012
Subject:
Business and Management, Public Management, Pensions and Pension Management

Retiree benefits for US employees of state and local governments have been traditionally paid via defined benefit (DB) plans, but this arrangement has been neither monolithic nor static. This chapter ... More


Fitness to Work

John W. F. Cowell

in Global Occupational Health

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
May 2011
ISBN:
9780195380002
eISBN:
9780199893881
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195380002.003.0017
Subject:
Public Health and Epidemiology, Public Health

Fitness to work, as a concept, is a match between the capabilities of the worker and the work that the worker is being asked to do. The health provider who conducts a fitness-to-work evaluation needs ... More


Feeling Flexibility

Zoe Young

in Women's Work: How Mothers Manage Flexible Working in Careers and Family Life

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
May 2019
ISBN:
9781529202021
eISBN:
9781529202052
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781529202021.003.0006
Subject:
Sociology, Marriage and the Family

This chapter explores the hitherto underexplored affective dimensions of the lived experience of ‘doing’ flexible work arrangements for mothers in professional and managerial jobs. It focuses on the ... More


Law of lactation breaks in the UK: employers’ perspectives

Melanie Fraser

in Social Experiences of Breastfeeding: Building Bridges between Research, Policy and Practice

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
May 2019
ISBN:
9781447338499
eISBN:
9781447338543
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447338499.003.0013
Subject:
Sociology, Marriage and the Family

This chapter looks into the legal understandings that managers have of lactation breaks. It gives a summary of the key legislation applicable in the United Kingdom and discusses how this is applied ... More


Reconstructing the self and social identity: new interventions for returning long-term Incapacity Benefit recipients to work

David Wainwright

Elaine Wainwright, Rachel Black, and Susan Kenyon (eds)

in Work, Health and Wellbeing: The Challenges of Managing Health at Work

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9781847428080
eISBN:
9781447305637
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781847428080.003.0008
Subject:
Sociology, Social Stratification, Inequality, and Mobility

This chapter presents findings from a qualitative study of long-term Incapacity Benefit (IB) recipients who had utilised return-to-work interventions. Returning Incapacity Benefit recipients to work ... More


Working for longer: self‑management of chronic health problems in the workplace

Fehmidah Munir

in Work, Health and Wellbeing: The Challenges of Managing Health at Work

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9781847428080
eISBN:
9781447305637
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781847428080.003.0011
Subject:
Sociology, Social Stratification, Inequality, and Mobility

This chapter considers how employees with health problems can maintain their own health, wellbeing and productivity across their working life span. It examines the self-management of health problems ... More


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