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Family structure and work satisfaction : can work-life balance policies foster happiness in the workplace?

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Employment Relations Occasional paper: Family structure and work satisfaction. Can work-life balance policies foster happiness in the workplace? Family structure and work satisfaction. Can work-life balance policies foster happiness in the workplace? EMPLOYMENT RELATIONS OCCASIONAL PAPER NOVEMBER 2009 ÁLVARO MARTÍNEZ PÉREZ, Institute for Social and Economic Research, University of Essex About EMAR Employment Market Analysis and Research (EMAR) is a multi-disciplinary team of economists, social researchers and statisticians based in the Employment Relations Directorate of the Department for Business, Innovation and Skills. Our role is to provide the evidence base for good policy making in employment relations, labour market and equality and discrimination at work. We do this through: • Conducting periodic benchmark surveys • Commissioning external research reports • Conducting in-house research and analysis • Assessing the regulatory impact of new employment laws • Monitoring and evaluating the impact of government policies We publicly disseminate the results of this research through the BIS Employment Relations Research Series and other publications. For further details of EMAR's work, including PDF versions of all our publications, please see our web pages at: www.berr.gov.uk/employment/research-evaluation About this publication The project manager for this report was Jane Carr, Senior Research Officer in the EMAR branch. Published in November 2009 by the Department for Business, Innovation and Skills. URN 09/1318 ISBN 978-0-85605-723-6 © Crown Copyright 2009 This report can be ordered at: www.bis.gov.uk/publications Click the ‘Browse by subject’ button, then select ‘Employment Relations Research’. Alternatively, call the BIS Publications Orderline on 0845 015 0010 (+44 845 015 0010) and quote the URN, or email them at: [email protected] Electronic copies are available to download at: http://www.berr.gov.uk/employm

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