Paternity and Parental Leave Policies Across the European Union

Assessment of Current Provision

Published in: European Commission, Employment, Social Affairs & Inclusion [Epub July 2018]. doi: 10.2767/51284

Posted on RAND.org on August 15, 2018

by Barbara Janta, Katherine Stewart

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This policy memo provides an overview of the current paternity and parental leave provisions across EU states, and examines these provisions against the changes proposed within the framework of the European Pillar of Social Rights and the proposal for a Directive on Work-Life Balance for Parents and Carers.

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