- Between Instrument Tinkering and Policy Renewal: Reforms of Parental Leave in Germany and Austria. Blum, Sonja // German Policy Studies/Politikfeldanalyse;2010, Vol. 6 Issue 3, p83
Both German and Austrian family policies, while traditionally being strongly familialistic, have in recent years been subject to ongoing restructuring. This article studies the reforms of parental leave policies, which have been conducted during the first decade of the new millennium in Germany...
- Policy Frames and Coalition Dynamics in the Recent Reforms of Swiss Family Policy. Häusermann, Silja; Kübler, Daniel // German Policy Studies/Politikfeldanalyse;2010, Vol. 6 Issue 3, p163
Family policy development calls for explanations that go beyond the traditional approaches of welfare state analysis. We draw on the concept of policy frame to analyze the politics of family policy reform in Switzerland. More precisely, we consider that family policy development must be...
- Shared parental leave. Burd, Michael; Davies, James // Management Today;Nov2014, Issue 10, p13
The article discusses an imminent legal reform in Great Britain as of November 2014 that will allow parents to take statutory leave and pay on the birth of a child, and mentions the effectivity of shared parental leave on April 5, 2015.
- Daddies' resource. // People Management;04/16/98, Vol. 4 Issue 8, p18
Focuses on government proposals backed by Harriet Herman, British secretary of state for social security, that would give working fathers one week's paid parental leave.
- Get back to work, daddy. // Management Today;Apr97, p10
Talks about the directive from the European Union regarding the right to three months' unpaid leave for each parent in addition to statutory maternity leave. Percentage of the total number of organizations offering paternity leave; Organizations offering generous leave provisions.
- Family-friendly policies should be a joint effort. // Management Today;Aug1998, p11
Focuses on the Parental Leave Directive in Great Britain which focus on the ability of parents to have time off from work when their children are ill. When the directive should be implemented from; Comments from policy officer for The National Council for One Parent Families, Alison Garnham;...
- UK grants paternity leave. Andre, Laura // Mothering;May/Jun2010, Issue 160, p39
The article reports on the new measures of Great Britain that would allow the father of a new baby to have a paternity leave up to six months if the mother returns to work.
- Parental leave: What and where? Core, Francoise; Koutsogeorgopoulou, Vassiliki // OECD Observer;Aug/Sep95, Issue 195, p15
Studies parental leave in various countries. Types of parental leave; Philosophies underlying parental leave; Take-up rate; Correlation between take-up rates and levels of benefits; Factors influencing return to work decisions; Coping of businesses to parental leave. INSET: The flexibility of...
- More time with the kids, please. Anderson, Lucy // New Statesman;08/14/98, Vol. 127 Issue 4398, p22
Presents information on a warning from campaign called POP, stating that the European Union Directive on Parental Leave if implemented would affect family life in Great Britain. Importance of promoting parental leave; Impact of the directive on working families; Requirements for enabling men to...