The European Parliament adopts the Directive on work-life balance for parents and carers
On 4 April, the European Parliament plenary adopted a new proposed Directive on work-life balance for parents and carers, which will repeal of the existing Framework Agreement on Parental Leave, made binding by Council Directive 2010/18/EU (the Parental Leave Directive).
- Minimum of ten working days paternity leave paid at the level of sick pay
- Two months of non-transferable paid parental leave
- Five days of annual carer’s leave
- Flexible working patterns, including remote working