DOL Releases Workplace Flexibility Toolkit

The US Department of Labor’s Office of Disability Employment Policy (ODEP) recently released the Workplace Flexibility Toolkit, a collection of 172 unique resources compiled to help maintain a strong balance of work and life. Workplace flexibility is defined here as a “Universal Strategy that … enables both individual and business needs to be met through making changes to the time (when), location (where), and manner (how) in which an employee works. Flexibility should be mutually beneficial to both the employer and employee and result in superior outcomes.”

The Workplace Flexibility Toolkit was developed by the ODEP and the Women’s Bureau to provide useful, valuable information to employees, employers, policymakers, and researchers. Its unique strategy is related to time, place, and task, and comes from research-based data collected by the ODEP.

The Toolkit provides case studies, fact and tip sheets, issue briefs, reports, articles, websites, other toolkits, and frequently-asked questions, and can be found here​