Labour Research December 2001

Equality news

Work-life balance

Local authority employers and unions have agreed guidance on implementing measures that allow employees to balance paid work with the rest of their lives.

Finding the balance -work life policies in practice covers issues such as flexibility for caring responsibilities, study and preparation for retirement.

Finding the balance is available to download from the Employers' Organisation website at Copies can also be bought from the publications department on 020 7296 6522, price £15.00 for trade union branches.

* The Labour Research Department has recently published Work-life balance - a negotiator's guide, available from LRD on 020 7928 3649, price £3.30.