Bosch Expands Part-time Work Program

September 2008
Assembly;Sep2008, Vol. 51 Issue 10, p15
The article reports on the decision of Bosch Group to expand its part-time work program in Germany as part of its effort to make the company more family-friendly. It offers about 70 full- and part-time job openings. Its board member Wolfgang Malchow said that the company puts importance on the ability of its workers to balance their career and private lives. Its part-time arrangements include reduced daily or weekly working hours, workweeks that alternate with non-workweeks, job sharing and telecommuting.


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