family-friendly policy

family-friendly policy

A term of art referring to a UK employer’s attitude which is supportive of the family unit coherency, by providing flexible working schedules (family-friendly rostering) and childcare for working parents, and accommodating parental leave when the worker’s children are sick or on holiday.
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Unrotated principal factor analysis was performed using data for three of the study variables excluding the utilisation of the family-friendly policy.
Funny, isn't it, how Cameron chose to expose his young family to ITV just as the Tories are stepping up their family-friendly policy pledges?
But most of all, they have to plan working rotas well ahead and build in flexibility to make sure the family-friendly policy is actually achieved for each individual.
But concillor Joe Carey added: "The council may regret the decision as Clare is a tourist county and the ban on dogs isn't a family-friendly policy.
It is not a family-friendly policy or a child-friendly policy.
He should now offer voters a marriage and family-friendly policy that makes Labour the party for fathers, mothers and children.
GMB leader John Edmonds accused Mr Byers of deserting Labour's family-friendly policy and giving priority to job threats to "male car workers".
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