Managing the menopause at work

The aim of this guide is to assist you to look at the different things you can do to ensure your organisation is ‘menopause friendly’ and that talking about and managing the menopause at work is as normal as managing any other health condition.


Local government is a female dominated workforce (75 per cent) and is an older workforce with an average age of 40 (Office for National Statistics 2015). This means a significant portion of our workforce will be affected by the symptoms of the menopause in the course of their daily duties.

The aim of this guide is to assist you to look at the different things you can do to ensure your organisation is ‘menopause friendly’ and that talking about and managing the menopause at work is as normal as managing any other health condition.

Managing the menopause at work
Published by:
LGA
Reference code:
11.181