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Document ID (ISN)112275
CIS number 12-0211
ISBN(s) 978-92-2-122035-0
Year 2010
Convention or series no.
Author(s) Hein C., Cassirer N.
Title Workplace solutions for childcare
Bibliographic information ILO Publications, International Labour Office, 1211 Genève 22, Switzerland, 2010, xii, 462p. Illus. Approx. 200 ref. Index. Price: CHF 40.00.
Internet access Workplace_solutions_for_childcare_[INTERNET_FREE_ACCESS] [in English]
Abstract For parents who work or would like to work, childcare is a problem that is almost universal. Workplace partnerships are effective for working parents considering childcare solutions. The focus of this book is on why workplace partners around the world have become involved in childcare and about the nature of programmes that have been implemented. Partnership is a key theme, and the authors highlight the fruitfulness of collaborations that combine the resources and capabilities of different actors. Ten countries, industrialized and developing, are examined through a national overview on policies and facilities for childcare and the implications for working parents, followed by case studies of specific workplaces. By showing how support for childcare has been organized and funded in a variety of workplaces and the diversity of the partnerships which have evolved in both developing and industrialized countries, as well as the limitations and challenges they face, this book should be helpful to policy-makers and workplace partners who are concerned to find practical solutions for helping working parents with their childcare needs.
Descriptors (primary) ILO; work organization; responsibilities of employers; day nurseries; children
Descriptors (secondary) cooperation; national organization; comment on law; case study
Document type E - Books, reports, proceedings
Country / State or ProvinceILO
Subject(s) Generalities
Broad subject area(s) Industries and occupations
Browse category(ies) Safety and health information