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23 August 2019
Employment and social policy News

Better work-life balance for parents and carers in the EU: Council adopts new rules

The Council today adopted a Directive on work-life balance for parents and carers which aims to increase the participation of women in the labour market and the take-up of family-related leave and flexible working arrangements. The new act also provides opportunities for workers to be granted leave to care for relatives who need support. The legislation means that parents and carers will be better able to reconcile their professional and private lives, and companies will benefit from more motivated workers.

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