This paper identify issues and encourage and contribute to the debate by the social partners, namely governments, employers and trade unions, on the legislative and policy measures necessary to address economic and social concerns raised by an ageing population, from the perspective of the older woman in the world of work. About ILO countries, in general.
Reflections on the Integration of paid work with the rest of life
This paper look at why societies seem stuck about how to make equitable, satisfactory and sustainable changes in the ways in which paid work can be combined with the rest of life. It examines why work-personal life integration issues have become so pressing and reflects on implications for working towards more fundamental changes.
Lewis, Suzan; Rapoport, Rhona and Gambles, Richenda
This study investigate whether the availability of work-life balance practices to an employee is influenced by them being a lone parent. It also explores the availability of these practices to lone parents compared with their availability to employees who are not lone parents and, in particular, partnered parents.
This DTI survey, of 3,222 employees in Great Britain, found an increasing awareness amongst British workers of the right to request flexible working arrangements since the right to request was introduced in April 2003. The report monitors changes in awareness and take-up of the right to request flexible working arrangements.