A proposal to include seafarers within the scope of five EU labour law Directives has been presented by the European Commission.
The EU and its Member states actively contributed to the Governing Body of the International Labour Organization (ILO), which met in Geneva from 16 to 31 October.
The European Commission has released the results of an evaluation to identify excessive burdens, overlaps, gaps or inconsistencies which may have appeared since the adoption of three EU Directives regarding information and consultation of workers.
The European Commission has asked Denmark to comply in full with the EU Directive on part-time work in the municipal education sector.
The European Commission has requested Luxembourg to review its legislation to protect employees against abusive renewals of fixed-term contracts in order to fully comply with the requirements of the Directive on fixed-term work.
The European Commission has presented a proposal for a Council Decision authorising Member States to ratify the International Labour Organisation 2011 Convention concerning decent work for domestic workers (Convention No. 189).
The European Commission has requested Sweden to bring its legislation in line with Directive 1999/70/EC on fixed-term work and prevent the abuse of successive fixed-term employment contracts.
The European Commission has requested Italy to fully apply the Council Directive on fixed-term work (1999/70/EC) that requires Member States to put into effect a framework agreement, reached by EU-level organisations representing trade unions and employers, setting out the general principles and minimum requirements relating to workers on fixed-term contracts.
The European Commission has requested Belgium to take measures to correctly apply the EU working time Directive (2003/88/EC) to teachers in Belgian residential schools.
The implementation of the Directive 2005/47/EC on the working conditions linked mainly to working time for workers in cross-border train services has been mostly successful, new Commission report says.