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Workflex: A Modern Approach To Balanced Personal and Professional Life

By Congresswoman Mimi Walters, 03/14/18

As our children grow, our parents age and we become more involved in our communities, our personal and work lives become more difficult to manage. It’s time to change the way we work so we can better balance our personal and professional responsibilities. Last fall, I introduced the Workflex in the 21st Century Act, also known as “Workflex,” a modern, innovative approach to help hard-working Americans find that balance.

Since coming to Congress in 2015, I’ve met with thousands of constituents who have told me their personal stories. One constant I hear is that people want a better work-life balance. As a mother of four, I can relate to the struggles of balancing a career and raising children.

Prior to joining the California State Legislature in 2004, I was a working mom for many years. Being elected to state office required weekly travel between Sacramento and Orange County, California, which meant my husband had to take on a greater role in raising the kids while working full-time. But these challenges aren’t limited to parents and families.

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