Government launches campaign for working parents

first_img Comments are closed. Previous Article Next Article Government launches campaign for working parentsOn 4 Mar 2003 in Personnel Today Anew campaign hopes to encourage fathers with young children to make the most ofnew work-life balance laws.Launchingthe national advertising campaign, Trade and Industry Secretary Patricia Hewittsaid: “It is vital that we raise public awareness about the new employmentrights if they are to be successful.” Underthe new laws, which come into force on 6 April 2003, working parents withchildren under six, or disabled children under 18, will have the legal right toask their employer to consider requests for flexible working to help thembalance their careers with childcare. The rights apply to both parents.www.dti.gov.uk/workingparents Related posts:No related photos.last_img

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