Women penetrating into the work force have become a global phenomenon. This has added a value to women as well as changed the attitude towards them. Women employees play multiple roles and try to achieve the desired balance between work and family responsibilities, but they still find it difficult. Organisations should guide and practice HR policies which enables them to prioritise the roles accordingly and complete the tasks of work and family. This research paper is an empirical study that narrates the work-life balance of women labours working in the tannery industry. The study found the positive relationship between age of the respondents and having stress-related diseases. The researchers have found that the management gives more support to women in balancing work and family when compared to superiors, colleagues and family members. This study also revealed that annual income of the respondents with responses towards the imbalance between work and family life, a flexible organisation and responsive to family-related needs and work life balance options in the company. © Copyright 2018 Inderscience Enterprises Ltd.