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Equity in Workplace Flexibility

Learn about the importance of ensuring your organization’s workplace flexibility policies are equitable for all employees.

Opportunities to access workplace flexibility options are not always equitable. For example, research shows that during the COVID-19 pandemic, remote work was less likely to be an option for people with disabilities, older workers, and members of communities of color and other historically underserved populations. This brief explores issues related to equity in workplace flexibility and highlights why employers should take steps to ensure their employees have equal access to flexible workplace options.