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Streaming at 1:15 PM: Forum on Workplace Flexibility

President Obama and the First Lady will discuss how to balance work and family at a Forum on Workplace Flexibility.

Ed. Note: This post was bumped up to the top of the blog.

In a unique event, the White House Council on Women and Girls will be hosting a Forum on Workplace Flexibility, opened by the First Lady.  Both the First Lady and the President, who will speak at the forum later in the day, will discuss the importance of creating a work environment that allows men and women to meet the demands of their jobs while balancing the needs of their families. CEOs, small business owners, labor leaders, and workplace policy experts will collaborate on ideas and strategies on how to make the workplace a more flexible place for American workers and families.

The entire forum, including all five breakout sessions, will be streamed on  In addition, much of the event will be streamed to Facebook and Ustream, and the White House will include comments taken through these social networks in the feedback given to the President and senior policy staff after the forum.  Head over starting at 1:15PM EDT.