Working conditions

Striking a balance: Reconciling work and life in the EU - Executive summary

Combining work and life is a fundamental issue, one that policymakers, social partners, businesses and individuals are seeking to resolve. Simultaneously, new challenges and solutions are transforming the interface between work and life: an ageing population, technological change, higher employment rates and fewer weekly working hours. This report examines the interface between work and life for people in the EU, the circumstances in which they seek to reconcile the two, and what is most important for them in achieving work–life balance. Read more in the report - see Related content.

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