White House Forum on Workplace Flexibility

Wednesday, March 31, 2010 - 1:15pm

Forum on Workplace Flexibility: Opening Session
First Lady Michelle Obama speaks about the importance of creating workplaces that allow workers to balance job and family as she opens the Forum of Workplace Flexibility. A panel discussion follows the First Lady’s remarks. 


Forum on Workplace Flexibility: Closing Session
President Obama speaks about how both men and women need flexible workplace options to help balance the needs of family and work as he closes the Forum on Workplace Flexibility.

Videos of all five breakout sessions are now available on the White House website.

Karen Elzey, vice president and executive director of the Institute for a Competitive Workforce, was honored to be among a small group of leaders who were invited to participate in the White House Forum on Workplace Flexibility on Wednesday, March 31.

ICW is pleased to see that the Obama Administration is recognizing the importance of workplace flexibility and other work/life issues.

Read the March 31st Chicago Tribune article on the Obamas' emphasis of flexible workplace practices.