Flexible working - making it workWork-life balance has often proved to be an area where managers and union representatives can work together without conflict.
Managers want fit, motivated and productive workforces who do their jobs well.
UNISON wants its members to be treated fairly and to be given the chance to participate fully in the workplace without compromising their family commitments or general wellbeing.
Flexible working is probably the best way for an organisation to offer work-life balance to its staff.
UNISON has developed a guide to help you in your role as a UNISON branch officer or steward by highlighting potential areas of concern and offering advice on negotiations relating to flexible working.
Flexible working - making it work