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Working families: issues for the 80"s

United States. Congress. House. Select Committee on Children, Youth, and Families.

Working families: issues for the 80"s

hearing before the Select Committee on Children, Youth, and Families, House of Representatives, Ninety-eighth Congress, second session, hearing held in Hamden, CT, April 13, 1984.

by United States. Congress. House. Select Committee on Children, Youth, and Families.

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Published by U.S. G.P.O., For sale by the Supt. of Docs., U.S. G.P.O. in Washington .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Connecticut.
    • Subjects:
    • Children of working parents -- Connecticut.,
    • Family services -- Connecticut.,
    • Work and family -- Connecticut.

    • Classifications
      LC ClassificationsKF27.5 .C48 1984i
      The Physical Object
      Paginationiv, 97 p. ;
      Number of Pages97
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL3001516M
      LC Control Number84604098

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Lucy is the founding director of the Working Mothers Association (WMA), a precursor to Working Families. From running a help line for mothers returning to work in the early 80s, she grew the WMA into an influential national charity, campaigning for childcare and promoting family friendly policies via initiatives such as the Employer of the Year.

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