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flexible working time


schedule that allows workers to alter workday start and finish times with a core period of the day during which employees are required to be at work and a bandwidth period within which all required hours must be worked

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Adopting HR policies that support OSH management ( flexible working time , training, skills development) Ensuring return to work support, workplace adaptations: return-to-work considerations should be integrated in company policies

Term reference

Belin, A., Dupont, C., Oulès, L., Kuipers, Y., Safer and healthier work at any age - Final overall analysis report, Publications Office of the European Union, Luxembourg, 2016, p. 14, [9.10.2018]


The total working time required of employees on flexitime schedules is the same as that required under traditional work schedules


  • Български: гъвкаво работно време
  • Čeština: pružná pracovní doba
  • Dansk: fleksibel arbejdstid
  • Deutsch: Gleitzeit
  • Ελληνικά: ευέλικτο ωράριο εργασίας
  • English: flexible working time
  • Español: horario laboral flexible
  • Eesti: paindlik tööaeg
  • Suomi: joustava työaika
  • Français: temps de travail flexible
  • Hrvatski: flexible working time
  • Magyar: rugalmas munkaidő
  • Íslenska: sveigjanlegur vinnutími
  • Italiano: orario di lavoro flessibile
  • Lietuvių: lankstus darbo laikas
  • Latviešu: elastīgs darba laiks
  • Malti: arranġamenti għall-ħin tax-xogħol flessibbli
  • Nederlands: flexibele werktijd
  • Norsk: fleksibel arbeidstid
  • Polski: elastyczny czas pracy
  • Português: horário de trabalho flexível
  • Română: program de lucru flexibil
  • Slovenčina: flexibilný pracovný čas
  • Slovenščina: gibljiv delovni čas
  • Svenska: flexibel arbetstid