Policies & Programs, filtered by "Employment"
Policies and programs that can improve health
Support acquisition of job-specific skills through education, certification programs, or on-the-job training, often with personal development resources and other supports
Provide basic skills (e.g., reading, math, writing, English language, or soft skills) and industry-specific training with other supports; often called career pathway and bridge programs or career ladders
Support worksite exercise and physical conditioning programs for low back pain; also called work conditioning, work hardening, or functional restoration/exercise programs
Offer employees control over an aspect of their schedule through arrangements such as self-scheduled shift work, flex time, and compressed work weeks
Implement programs that help individuals without a high school diploma or its equivalent achieve a General Education Development (GED) certificate
Offer part-time employment in which the schedules of two part-time employees cover the duties of a single full-time position
Provide employees with child care options at work; care may be provided free of charge, partially subsidized as part of an employee benefit package, or offered at market rates
Provide employees with paid time off for circumstances such as a recent birth or adoption, a parent or spouse with a serious medical condition, or a sick child
Require employers under a local jurisdiction to provide paid time off for employees to use when ill or injured
Establish transportation services for areas with low population densities, using publicly funded buses and vans on a set schedule, dial-a-ride transit, volunteer ridesharing, etc.