June 30, 1998
U.S. Department of
Health and Human Services
Weighing the Alternatives|
Changing Work Schedules: A Many-Splendored (and Splintered) Thing
By Carla Garnett
NLM's Dorothy White says AWS helped her relieve stress.
Is there anybody working here who wouldn't like an extra day off every week or
so? Weekends are grand, of course, but if we had a weekday off, some of us
think, we could get a head start on that seemingly endless line at the bank. We
could take our rightful turn as Class Parent at Junior's pre-K, avoid that hellish
Monday morning commute, log in some volunteer work we've always vowed to
try or simply accomplish the myriad other tasks best done during "regular" work
hours Monday through Friday. We wouldn't even mind working an extra hour or
two each day to earn the day off.
By José Alvarado
John Nagy gets his highs -- literally. He also gets his lows, his spins, his vertical downs, his loops and his rolls.
The NIDA public affairs specialist is the proud owner of a bright red Zlin Z526F
Czechoslovakian military trainer, a legendary airplane used in acrobatic flying, or
aerobatics, which has made real a childhood dream for this former commercial
airline pilot. The craft earned Nagy first place in the basic category of the
Pennsylvania Aerobatics Championships held last month. Not bad for his debut in