EU plans directive to protect `outworkers'
- EU plans directive to protect `outworkers' Welch, Jilly // People Management;02/06/97, Vol. 3 Issue 3, p9
Reports that European Union is stepping up its campaign to secure additional rights for contract, freelance and teleworking employees. Investigation on potential changes to member countries' laws to give greater protection to teleworkers; EU's Padraig Flynn's job to issue a directive under the...
- Out-of-office politics. Fitzgerald, Kevin M. // Business NH Magazine;Oct94, Vol. 11 Issue 10, p45
Focuses on the legal basics of telecommuting. Accomplishment of work from remote locations; Amendment of employers' long-standing policies; Provisions of the Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA); Tax tips.
- Agency workers' coalition sets put how to implement EU law. // Personnel Today;2/17/2009, p2
The article reports that the Agency Work Commission, a coalition of employer groups, unions and legal experts, has presented a report on Agency Workers Directive (AWD) to the government of Great Britain. The coalition handed its report in February 2009, to suggest how to implement the AWD, an...
- SWEDISH LABOUR LAW AND THE EUROPEAN UNION. Helmers, Reinhard // Contemporary Review;May2000, Vol. 276 Issue 1612, p240
Deals with labor relations issues raised upon the membership of Sweden in the European Union and the adjustments made on Swedish Labour Law. Concerns raised on salary discrimination in the country; Judgment of the European Court of Human Rights; Legal aspects governing salary discrimination.
- WORK PLACE RIGHTS. Burd, Michael; Davies, James; Silkin, Lewis // Management Today;Dec2014, Issue 12, p11
The article offers information on consequences of a possible exit of Great Britain from the European Union (EU) in relation to the employment laws in the region.
- No more straight bananas. Reid, Peter // People Management;7/25/2002, Vol. 8 Issue 15, p23
Focuses on European employment legislative initiatives as of July 2002. Employment practices of countries applying for European Union (EU) membership; Consultations on occupational pension schemes by the EU agenda and the European Commission; Development of social dialogue between unions and...
- Yardstick: barometer results. // Personnel Today;4/15/2008, p46
The article presents results of two online surveys conducted by the website "Personneltoday.com." 41% of the respondents believe that their organization find it difficult to replace a reservist, while 59% of the respondents don't feel so. In another survey, 79% respondents were against the idea...
- Working time laws: flexible friend or foe? Adams, Blair // Personnel Today;7/15/2008, p9
The article comments on a political agreement signed by Great Britain with the European Union (EU) to retain its opt-out under the Working Time Directive (WTD) as part of a deal which also involves proposals on the rights of agency workers. It has been stated that Great Britain will have to...
- Europe's new deal: a new version of an expiring deal. Gerapetritis, George // European Journal of Law & Economics;Aug2014, Vol. 38 Issue 1, p91
The article elaborates upon the reasons of institutional default (Part 1) and, in turn, upon the implications of economic default in Europe (Part 2). In relation to the reasons of institutional default, the paper cast light on three broadly interrelating elements: First, the conceptual issue...