The growing need for interventions to support the work-life reconciliation of the working carers finds very different answers in the various European contexts. These are differences on which an incidence of the model with which the literature frames the welfare systems can be assumed. The article analyzes in particular the characteristics of the occupational welfare schemes, that is the set of goods and services that employees can dispose of according to their employment status. After discussing the theoretical dimensions of the topic, a series of data available at EU level will be analyzed, checking with a cluster analysis the possible coherence with the typologies of welfare systems. In conclusion, the qualitative characteristics that can be recorded in Italy, Sweden and Germany. and United Kingdom are examined in depth.
Keywords: Work-life reconciliation; Welfare systems; Occupational Welfare; Social Expenditure; Comparative Analysis.