Family-friendly workplaces: Policies and practices to advance decent work in global supply chains

Family friendly policies: global supply chain


Conditions of employment not only have a significant impact on the well-being of workers but also their children and families. Yet, for the hundreds of millions of workers in global supply chains, basic entitlements that provide them with the time, services and resources to support their families are widely absent. The large-scale business disruptions and the socio-economic crisis resulting from COVID-19 have exacerbated the situation. Now, more than ever, family-friendly policies and practices are needed to support workers and their families during the crisis and beyond. 

This document offers guidance for businesses in creating family-friendly workplaces in their own operations and in their supply chains. 

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