Module 6

WLB (Work Life Balance) & European dimension

This module aims at defining some of the topics regarding the European Union legislation in support of work-life balance.

The main points are (max 7):

1. European Pillar of Social Rights: the Work-Life Balance Initiative.

2. The Communication: An initiative to support work-life balance for working parents and carers.

3. The legal measures: introduction of paternity leave, carers' leave, flexible working arrangements.

4. Policy measures: protection against discrimination and dismissal, gender-balanced use of family-related leaves and flexible working arrangements, European funds, economic incentives.

5. Public entities and stakeholders involved in promoting these policies at National level.

6. State-of-the-art of these policies in National contexts: success story or not?

7. Focus on personal situations of women involved in the course: practical instruments for knowing their rights and applying in their real life.

You Will Learn...

- Learn what are European Pillar of social rights and Work-Life Balance Initiative.
- Learn what has been done to support WLB Initiative.
- Learn what kind of legal measures are in Directive 2019/1158.
- Learn what kind of policy measures are in Directive 2019/1158.
- Learn how the policies were promoted.
- See some case studies.
- Know some advice for their rights.

//Units within the Module//

Unit 6.1

Work-Life Balance Initiative


Unit 6.2

An initiative to support WLB Initiative

Unit 6.3

Legal measures of Directive 2019/1158


Unit 6.4

Policy measures of Directive 2019/1158


Unit 6.5

Promote Directive 2019/1158

Unit 6.6

Case studies


Unit 6.7

Know some advice to know your rights

//Now let’s find out what you have learned in this module//