HR Standards

HR Management Standards

Standard 4.2
The organization supports employee work/life balance.

Standard Details Implementation Considerations

The organization reviews options for supporting staff in achieving work/life balance.

A process is in place to address work/life balance on the organization’s operations.
Workloads are reviewed regularly to ensure that excessive overtime is not required.

Common flexible work arrangements include:

  • Flexible hours
  • Compressed work weeks
  • Part-time work
  • Job Sharing

When considering implementing a more flexible approach to work hours ensure the organization speaks with employees for feedback and ideas test the new approach and evaluate.

Links to Resources

Information on flexible work arrangements and workplace wellness is available in the HR Toolkit.


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