British working week is longest of EU countries
- Conflict over working hours. Higginbottom, Karen // People Management;2/21/2002, Vol. 8 Issue 4, p12
Reports on the dispute between the Trades Union Congress (TUC) and the Confederation of British Industry (CBI) over whether the British government should continue to allow individual workers to opt out of the Working Time Regulations of 1998. Position of CBI; Definition of opt-out; Position of TUC.
- Basta pasta. Howard, Lucy; Koehl, Carla // Newsweek;6/19/1995, Vol. 125 Issue 25, p11
Looks at the protest by federal employees in Italy after officials announced plans to lengthen the workers' hours and cut their lunch hours. Actions outside Rome's Treasury Ministry.
- New limits on working time. Nicholls, Paul // Management Today;Sep98, p99
Cites the implications of the Working Time Regulations in Great Britain, for employers. Stipulations of the regulations; Requirement of employers to give all employees three weeks paid holiday; Details on the regulations.
- Time to simplify things. Temperton, Ellen // People Management;6/8/2000, Vol. 6 Issue 12, p20
Announces that the government of Great Britain has produced a simpler version of its guide to the Working Time Regulations 1998. Requirements for employees; Problem areas within the modified version; Categories of employees; Coverage of the employee time regulations. INSET: WHAT IS UNMEASURED...
- Juniors should be covered by working time directive. Beecham, Linda // BMJ: British Medical Journal (International Edition);10/23/93, Vol. 307 Issue 6911, p1072
Focuses on the inclusion of junior doctors in proposed European Community directive on the organization of working time in Great Britain. Description of working time directive; Adoption of the amendment by the social affairs committee of European parliament; Support of National Health Service...
- GPs want to improve out of hours care. Beecham, Linda // BMJ: British Medical Journal (International Edition);7/4/92, Vol. 305 Issue 6844, p12
Reports efforts of general practitioners to improve out of hours care in Great Britain. Arguments related to the 24 hour responsibility of general practitioners for patients; Conference to solicit position of general practitioners; Details of the meeting.
- RESEARCHERS PROPOSE HOURS PLAN. Rush, Vanessa // Overdrive;Dec2000, Vol. 40 Issue 12, p95
Reports on the revision of the trucking hours-of-service regulation proposed by the Safety Research Center and the Sleep Research Center of the Stanford, California-based Stanford University as of December 2000. United States hours-of-service standards proposed by the research centers.
- Calling inspector Clouseau. // Food Management;Aug99, Vol. 34 Issue 8, p88
Reports that the France's Socialist-led government has had its employment ministry monitor businesses to ensure that no employees work more than 39 hours a week. First senior executive to run afoul of the overtime policy; Charges filed against Bernard Rocquemont, former chief executive officer...
- Delays Ahead. Schulz, John D. // Traffic World;8/21/2000, Vol. 263 Issue 8, p30
Reports on the U.S. Department of Transportation's extension of the deadline for its proposed hours-of-service rules for truck drivers. Opposition against the proposal; Reasons for the postponement; Impact of the proposed rules on commercial truck and bus operators.