UK work time opt-out under threat

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UK work time opt-out under threat

Postby yukon on Wed Dec 17, 2008 11:53 am

Britain has moved a step closer to being forced to limit the working week to 48 hours for all employees. Euro MPs have voted in
favour of ending Britain's opt-out from the EU working time directive.

Britain is determined to keep the opt-out and will now start talks with EU ministers in an effort to keep it.

The UK does not have a veto on the issue but it is expected to join forces with other countries who back its position in
order to get its way.


http://news.bbc.co.uk/2/hi/uk_news/politics/7786825.stm


Would like to hear from some Brits on this issue. Your living with the situation and the proposed changes so how about
your take on the issue. Is this a good or bad thing or are you indifferent to it?
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