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  • Work-Life-Balance Directive: update beginning 2019

    Work-Life-Balance Directive: update beginning 2019

    [Brussels, 22 January 2019] In April 2017, the European Commission launched its proposal for a Directive on family related leave covering parental leave, paternity leave, carer’s leave and the right to request flexible working arrangements on return to work for reasons related to care responsibilities. The Directive, once adopted, will replace the existing EU Directive on Parental leave (2010/18/EU) negotiated and adopted by the Social Partners in 2010. The WLB Directive is part of the (...) Read more

  • EWL welcomes the adoption by the European Parliament of the [Equality], Rights and Values Programme

    EWL welcomes the adoption by the European Parliament of the [Equality], Rights and Values Programme

    [Brussels, 18 January 2019] The European Women’s Lobby welcomes the adoption by the European Parliament of the report on the [Equality] Rights and Values Programme, the funding instrument aimed at supporting civil society organisations promoting democracy, the rule of law and fundamental rights including equality between women and men. The Programme is part of the legislative proposals for the next EU Multiannual Financial Framework.
    The EWL particularly welcomes the inclusion of two (new) (...) Read more

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