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Working Moms Heaven: Flexible Work Arrangements!

Posted on March 11th, 2013

The Ministry for Family Affairs in Germany had recently concluded a survey that shows how advanced and friendly Parental Leave legislation can be:

First, there is a legal right for an employee to go part-time, doing the same job, and over 80% of respondents indicated they got support from their managers to do so. And, in some cases, you can also use the right to take up to a 3 year parental leave. I guess it comes as no surprise that about 60% of respondents thought that having a child did not have a negative influence on their professional career.