PRESS RELEASE 6 January 2014 – COFACE launches 2014 as the Year for Reconciling Work and Family Life in Europe. After two years of campaigning, COFACE, the Confederation of Family Organisations in the European Union and its partners of the 2014 European…
Policies to facilitate the combination of work and family life are essential for families to benefit from sufficient financial resources, available quality services, and adequate time arrangements in order to enjoy their family life in dignity. Work-life balance is at the very core of COFACE’s work, with a focus on three key areas of action:
Time arrangements: promoting different types of leave (maternity, paternity, parental, carers).
Services: advocating for access to affordable and quality services (different forms of childcare, but also long-term care services).
Gender equality: fostering gender equality and female labour force participation through a variety of actions (policy, research, enterprise).
COFACE assessment of the work-life balance package June 2017
COFACE paper on building a comprehensive European work-life balance reality March 2017
COFACE media release on the EU Work-Life Balance package April 2017
PRESS RELEASE 28 February 2013, Brussels – COFACE, the Confederation of Family Organisation is proud to announce that the European Parliament officially adopted on the 7th February 2013 with 388 signatures (more than half of its members) the Written Declaration Nr.32…