British opt-out from 48-hour working week defeated in Strasbourg – The Times

Posted December 17th, 2008 in EC law, news, working time by sally

“Britain’s opt-out from the EU’s 48-hour working week was soundly defeated in a vote by the European Parliament today, with many Labour MEPs voting against the Government’s attempts to keep the measure first won by John Major in 1993.”

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The Times, 17th December 2008