Mapping organisational work-life policies and practices
The purpose of this report is twofold: first, mapping the existing work/life balance policies and programs available in each Garcia beneficiary institutions and universities. Second, pointing out the specific experiences and needs of conciliations expressed by researchers with a temporary position. The focus are programs and policies designed to help researchers and the scientific personnel of each Garcia institution to balance the responsibilities of their professional and personal lives across various life stages and events such as pregnancy, childbirth, marriage/cohabitation, career/job change, continuous professional development or alternatively illness, stress and anxiety or disability. Particular attention has been paid to the availability of these policies in relation to the nature of the employment contract, e.g. temporary, tenure track or permanent.