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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He should now offer voters a marriage and family-friendly policy that makes Labour the party for fathers, mothers and children.
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?
A family-friendly policy is a direct negative predictor of (a) WIF, and (b) FIW.
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.
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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