EU Sources - Work-life balance and labour market participation - August 31, 2017

This background paper is a contribution by Eurofound to the Informal Employment and Social Affairs Council under the Estonian EU-Presidency of the Council. Above and beyond legislative measures, collective bargaining plays an important role as a regulatory instrument, including at the company level. Clauses on work-life balance issues in collective agreements are more prevalent in countries where collective bargaining coverage is relatively high (80% and higher) and – generally speaking – less prevalent or non-existent in countries with lower collective bargaining coverage. The report includes tables that illustrate this.

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