TITLE

Vote threatens UK's 48-hour week opt-out

AUTHOR(S)
Brockett, James
PUB. DATE
November 2008
SOURCE
People Management;11/13/2008, Vol. 14 Issue 23, p7
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
This article reports on a threat placed by a vote by the employment and social affairs committee of the European Parliament on Great Britain's opt-out to the working time directive. The committee voted to scrap the opt-out to the directive, which bans staff from working more than 48 hours a week. The motion will go before the plenary session of the European Parliament in December. If passed, British ministers would face a battle to sink the amendment at the final conciliation stage.
ACCESSION #
35654278

 

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