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26/10/2010

Flexible working time arrangements and gender equality. A comparative review of 30 European countries

Report financed by European Commission/DG for Employment and Social Affairs/Unit G.1.

Luxembourg: Publications Office of the European Union, 2010 - ISBN 978-92-79-15545-1 - doi:10.2767/29844


This review sets out the relationship between working time flexibility and gender equality and compares the state of play in 30 European countries (EU-27 and EEA/EFTA). It gives an overview of working time flexibility throughout Europe as well as in-depth analysis of flexibility in terms of length and organisation of working time. Information is also provided on the regulatory framework and recent policy developments in the field. In addition, the review comprises a detailed statistical annex.

author(s): EU Expert Group on Gender and Employment (EGGE) - J. Plantenga, C. Remery (Fondazione Giacomo Brodolini)
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