Government hints at wider roll-out of flexible working
Previous Article Next Article Plans to extend the new right to request flexible working, introduced aspart of the Employment Act on 6 April, are already being considered by theGovernment. The right gives parents of children aged under six and disabled childrenunder 18 the right to request more flexible working arrangements fromemployers. As the new right came into force last week, trade and industry secretaryPatricia Hewitt hinted she would consider extending the right to all parentswhen it is reviewed in three years’ time. “We’ll have a look at”granting the right to older children and teenagers as well, she said. Government hints at wider roll-out of flexible workingOn 15 Apr 2003 in Personnel Today Related posts:No related photos. Comments are closed.