have launched a campaign to remind millions of parents that they will soon be
able to demand more flexible working hours from their employers.
of State for Trade and Industry, Patricia Hewitt, said the moves will help
tackle the long hours culture.
special telephone hotline is also being launched to advise workers about the
April, employees with a child under six will be able to ask to change their
working hours or move over to part-time or home working.
will have to treat the request seriously or risk being punished by an