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Quality of Work Life is the existence of a certain set of organizational conditions or practices.

This definition frequently argues that a high quality of work life exists when democratic management practices are used, employees jobs are enriched, employees are treated with dignity and safe working conditions exist. Quality of Work Life refers to the level of satisfaction, motivation, involvement and commitment individuals experience with respect to their lives at work. Quality of Work Life is the degree to which individuals are able to satisfy their important personal needs while employed by the firm. Companies interested in enhancing employees Quality of Work Life generally try to instill in employees the feelings of security, equity, pride, internal democracy, ownership, autonomy, responsibility and flexibility. DEFINITION: Richard and J. Loy define Quality of Work Life means the degree to much the members of the working organization are able to satisfy important personnel needs through their experience in the organization. Quality of Work Life has assumed increasing interest and importance in both industrialized as well as developing countries of the world. In India, its scope seems to be broader than much labour legislation enacted to protect the workers.

DEFINITION:
Richard and J. Loy define Quality of Work Life means the degree to much the members of the working organization are able to satisfy important personnel needs through their experience in the organization. Quality of Work Life is a process in organizations, which enables its members at all levels to participate actively and effectively in shaping the organization environment, methods and out comes. Quality of Work Life is also defined as an environment in the organization which motivates the employees to enhance their abilities on continuous basis and which facilities them to have social co-operation among them.

The defining of quality of work life involves three major parts: occupational health care, suitable working time and appropriate salary. The safe work environment provides the basis for the person to enjoy working. The work should not pose a health hazard for the person. The employer and employee, aware of their risks and rights, could achieve a lot in their mutually beneficial dialogue. The working time has been established by the state according to legislation which is a 40hour working week in Estonia. The standard limits on overtime, time of vacation and taking of free days before national holidays have been separately stipulated. The differences regarding the working time have been established for the persons less than 18 years of age, pregnant women, breast-feeding mothers and the person raising the disabled child.