For working parents, family friendly work policies like paid sick days, flexible time, or medical insurance can reduce work-family conflict and lead to less absenteeism and higher productivity. Working parents in rural America, however, have less access to these policies than their urban counterparts.
National Policy Brief No. 15
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Glauber, Rebecca, "Family-friendly policies for rural working mothers" (2009). The Carsey School of Public Policy at the Scholars' Repository. Paper 79.
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