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[IWS] EurWORK: PROMOTING UPTAKE OF PARENTAL AND PATERNITY LEAVE AMONG FATHERS IN THE EUROPEAN UNION [25 February 2015]

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Institute for Workplace Studies-----------------Professor Samuel B. Bacharach

School of Industrial & Labor Relations-------- Director, Institute for Workplace Studies

Cornell University

16 East 34th Street, 4th floor--------------------Stuart Basefsky

New York, NY 10016 -------------------------------Director, IWS News Bureau

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NOTE: Funding for this service ends on 31 March 2015. Postings will end on this date as well.

 

European Foundation for the Improvement of Living and Working Conditions (Dublin Foundation)

European Observatory  of Working Life (EurWORK)

 

PROMOTING UPTAKE OF PARENTAL AND PATERNITY LEAVE AMONG FATHERS IN THE EUROPEAN UNION [25 February 2015]

http://eurofound.europa.eu/publications/customised-report/2015/working-conditions-industrial-relations/promoting-uptake-of-parental-and-paternity-leave-among-fathers-in-the-european-union

or

http://eurofound.europa.eu/sites/default/files/ef_publication/field_ef_document/ef1508en.pdf

[full-text, 26 pages]

 

The take-up rate of parental and paternity leave among fathers has been increasing in most Member States but it still remains relatively low. Covering all the EU Member States and Norway, this report looks at the most recent trends in terms of take-up of parental and paternity leave, existing provisions and factors influencing take-up rates. It also examines measures and initiatives recently implemented by national authorities, governments and social partners to promote the take-up of parental and paternity leave, particularly among fathers.

 

Contents

Introduction

Definitions and legal provisions

Trends in take-up of leave

Factors influencing take-up of parental and paternity leave among fathers

Initiatives promoting take-up of parental and paternity leave among fathers

Conclusions

References

Annex

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