• Part I – General Overview
  • 1. Introduction
  • 2. Different employment patterns
  • 3. Developments at the European level and in European law
  • 4. Overview of findings
  • 4.1. General remarks
  • 4.2. The main difficulties in reconciling work, private and family life
  • 4.3. Legislation
  • sharing and flexible working time
  • 4.4. Collective agreements
  • 4.5. Statutory social security schemes covering (financial) risks related to some(temporary) forms of leave in relation to care and/or working-time reduction
  • 4.6. Tax systems
  • 4.7. Good practices
  • 4.8. Measures at European Union level
  • Part II – National Reports
  • Overview
  • Tables from the Member States and EEA Countries
  • AUSTRIA Anna Sporrer
  • BELGIUM Jean Jacqmain
  • BULGARIA Genoveva Tisheva
  • CYPRUS Lia Efstratiou-Georgiades
  • CZECH REPUBLIC Kristina Koldinská
  • DENMARK Ruth Nielsen
  • ESTONIA Anneli Albi
  • FINLAND Kevät Nousiainen
  • FRANCE Sylvaine Laulom
  • GERMANY Beate Rudolf
  • GREECE Sophia Koukoulis-Spiliotopoulos
  • HUNGARY Csilla Kollonay Lehoczky
  • ICELAND Herdís Thorgeirsdóttir
  • IRELAND Frances Meenan
  • ITALY Simonetta Renga
  • LATVIA Kristīne Dupate
  • LIECHTENSTEIN Nicole Mathé
  • LITHUANIA Tomas Davulis
  • LUXEMBOURG Anik Raskin
  • MALTA Peter Xuereb
  • NETHERLANDS Rikki Holtmaat
  • NORWAY Helga Aune
  • POLAND Eleonora Zielińska
  • PORTUGAL Maria Do Rosário Palma Ramalho
  • ROMANIA Roxana Teşiu
  • SLOVAKIA Zuzana Magurová
  • SLOVENIA Tanja Koderman Sever
  • SPAIN Berta Valdés
  • SWEDEN Ann Numhauser-Henning
  • UNITED KINGDOM Aileen McColgan
  • Further Reading
  • Annex: Questionnaire