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17th Oct 2017

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Posted workers is social legislation, say MEPs

The European Parliament's legal affairs committee voted on Monday to give a double legal basis to the posted workers directive and make it into a piece of social legislation, in addition to internal market legislation. MEPs still have to back the proposal in a plenary vote. Posted workers have become a bone of contention between EU nations, with richer countries saying they are a cause of "social dumping".

New privacy rules tilted to industry, says NGO

The European Commission's reform of the e-privacy regulation to ensure confidentiality of online messages against industry interest has now swayed in favour of big tech firms, says NGO.

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