Working time - follow-up

As you are aware the Commission has published an extremely negative document. The aim before the next Executive Committee on 29-30 November is to convince the European Parliament to reject the Commission proposal in its current form.

We will also need to focus our efforts on the Member state Governments, such as the UK and Poland, who are particularly in favour of loosely defined provisions.

We will publish a more detailed update on the issue in the coming weeks.

For the document in all languagues:

and for the European Parliament A.Cercas report: