Fresh approach for a maternity leave proposal?




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By the end of July, the European Commission proposed to present its roadmap on the initiative replacing the Maternity Leave Directive proposal. This roadmap is supposed to set out ideas towards a broader initiative, including maternity and parental leave, work-life balance and the role of carers. But will this go beyond the mere exchange and promotion of best practices? Expectations are high, and a forward-looking, inspiring legislative proposal would be necessary to finally show commitment for a structural change.

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