Crime and Courts Act 2013 extending the right to salaried part-time work to judges in the High Court and above (this was already available at lower court levels)
In response to obstacles it had identified as deterring women from careers in the judiciary – e.g. limited family-friendly policies, mobbing and sexual harassment – the human resources department of the Federal Electoral Tribunal put in place a Gender Equality Unit to support shorter working hours, the implementation of paternity leave and action to raise awareness of gender stereotypes in the workplace. Yet, the distance of the Gender Equality Unit from the apex of decision making has significantly curtailed its influence. It has been transferred to the Presidential Office of the Court to increase its leverage, but its influence on decision making is still uneven and depends on the personality of the President of the Court.
Justicia Flexible Work Arrangements Profitability Model (developed by Deloitte): The tool has been developed for Law Firms but can be a source of inspiration for the judiciary as well. The tool is an example “of how the profitability of a flexible work arrangement ("FWA") could be calculated.”
Although there is no central policy on work-life balance measures in the Hungarian judiciary, there are a number of local practices on the creation of family-friendly working conditions across the judiciary. These practices include increasing the proportion of part-time work, flexible work hours, accommodation of the special needs of pregnant workers and parents as well as maternity/parental leave and reintegration management.