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Title Work-life balance and the economic crisis : some insights from the perspective of comparative law / edited by Lourdes Mella Méndez and Lavinia Serrani.

Publication Info. Newcastle upon Tyne, UK : Cambridge Scholars Publishing, 2015.

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Description 1 online resource (2 volumes) : illustrations
Series Adapt labour studies book-series
ADAPT labour studies book-series.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references.
Contents Intro; Table of Contents; Preface; Chapter One-Work-life Balance; Chapter Two-Working Time and Reconciliation Rights; Chapter Three-Maternity, Employment and Work-Life Balance; Contributors; Determining Elements for the Effectiveness of Work-Family Balance in Spain; The Effects of the Crisis on the Right to Balance Work and Family Life; Legal Shortcomings and Collective Bargaining in the Regulation of Work-Life Balance; Self-Employment and the Reconciliation of Family, Personal and Professional Life.
The Work-Life Balance in Spain after the 2012 Reform in a Frame of Flexicurity from a Gender PerspectiveWorkers' Annual Paid Leave as a Tool to Reconcile Work and Family Life in Spanish Legislation; The Flexible Nature of Part-Time Work and the Reconciliation of Work and Family Life; Reduction of Working Hours and Leave to Look After Children and Relatives; Working Time Flexibility as a Mechanism of Reconciliation; Working Time, Timetable Rationalisation and Work-life Balance in Spain; The Economic Crisis and the Protection of Self-employed Biological Mothers.
The Impact of Single Motherhood on EmploymentThe Dismissal of Pregnant Workers during the Probationary Period; Gender Discrimination in the Legal Configuration of Maternity Leave in Spain; Benefits for Workers Caring For Minors with Cancer or Other Serious Illnesses.
Summary No one can deny the significance attributed to the issue of reconciling work and private life by contemporary society, the EU and other international organisations. Its relevance is evident in the multifaceted nature of this topic and the need for each party to the employment contract to strike a proper balance between professional and personal responsibilities, based on the assumption that people can successfully harmonise their work with life. Following on from these considerations, this volume provides a detailed analysis of work-life balance and its regulation in a number of EU countries,
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Subject Work-life balance -- European Union countries.
Labor laws and legislation -- European Union countries.
Genre/Form Electronic books.
Added Author Mella Méndez, Lourdes, editor.
Serrani, Lavinia, editor.
Other Form: Print version: 9781443887816
ISBN 1443887811 (electronic bk.)
9781443887816 (electronic bk.)