About this initiative

Reference
COM(2017)253
Type
Proposal for a directive

Directives require EU countries to achieve a certain result, but leave them free to choose how to do so. All EU countries must incorporate directives into their national legislation. Proposals are made by the Commission and must be adopted by the legislator via one of the legislative procedures

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Full title

Proposal for a DIRECTIVE OF THE EUROPEAN PARLIAMENT AND OF THE COUNCIL on work-life balance for parents and carers and repealing Council Directive 2010/18/EU

Department
Directorate-General for Employment, Social Affairs and Inclusion
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  • Deutscher Anwaltverein - German Bar Association (Germany)
    27 June 2017 Other

    Deutscher Anwaltverein - German Bar Association (Germany)

    Sehr geehrte Damen und Herren, anbei finden Sie die Stellungnahme 45/2017 des Deutschen Anwaltvereins (DAV) durch die Ausschüsse Arbeitsrecht und Gender zum Vorschlag für eine Richtlinie des Europäischen Parlaments und des Rates zur Vereinbarkeit von Beruf und Privatleben für Eltern und pflegende Angehörige und zur Aufhebung der Richtlinie 2010/18/EU des Rates - COM(2017)253. Der Richtlinienvorschlag (nachfolgend „RL“) weist an einigen Stellen...

  • Gezinsbond vzw (Belgium)
    27 June 2017 Non-governmental organisation (NGO)

    Gezinsbond vzw (Belgium)

    De Gezinsbond, een Belgische gezinsorganisatie met 250.000 leden-gezinnen en lid van de koepelorganisatie Coface Families, is een sterke voorstander van het initiatief van de Commissie voor een betere Work Life Balance Package. De combinatie van werk en gezin is immers een belangrijke uitdaging van de Europese gezinnen op dit moment, en die uitdaging zal alleen maar toenemen. Dat komt naar voren uit iedere bevraging maar ook uit de contacten...

  • HOTREC (Belgium)
    27 June 2017 Business association

    HOTREC (Belgium)

    Please see HOTREC's position paper in the attached file below.

  • Carlo CUMMAUDO (Italy)
    26 June 2017 EU citizen

    Carlo CUMMAUDO (Italy)

    Idea : L' Europa potrebbe commissariare ufficialmente l' Italia prima delle prossime elezioni. Cordiali saluti, Carlo Cummaudo

  • Not-for-profit organisations (Belgium)
    22 June 2017 Other

    Not-for-profit organisations (Belgium)

    This feedback builds upon the impact the proposal has on tackling health inequalities as a central objective to the health programme. Health inequalities cost EU governments dearly. They reduce people’s ability to contribute to society, undermine economic growth and prosperity, and increase health and social care expenditure. Work-life balance has an important role in the goal of reducing health inequalities. Addressing health inequalities and...

  • European Parents' Association (Belgium)
    18 June 2017 Non-governmental organisation (NGO)

    European Parents' Association (Belgium)

    It was timely that the EC has restarted dealing with the issue of parental leave after dropping the Maternity Leave Directive that bore the full support of parents' associations around Europe. However the new initiative has failed to listen to the voice of 150 million parents - represented by the European Parents' Association - raised in 2015 in a reconciliation package that is available here: http://euparents.eu/balancing-work-and-family-life...

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