The enter into force of the directive on work-life balance for parents entered into force on 1 August, aiming to allow couples to share parental leave.

Since the entry into force, the EU member states have a maximum of three years to apply the EU law that sets minimum requirements, giving each parent at least 4 months of parental leave, out of which two months are non-transferable between them. The two non-transferable months of parental leave will be compensated at a level set by each countr...

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