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MEPs approve minimum rights for 'gig economy' workers

MEPs approve minimum rights for 'gig economy' workers

The EU Parliament approved minimum rights for workers in casual or short-term employment Tuesday, including workers with on-demand, voucher-based or platform jobs such as Uber or Deliveroo.

EU backs start of trade talks with United States

The EU agreed Monday to adopt negotiating directives to start trade talks with the United States, authorising negotiations on the elimination of tariffs for industrial goods and on conformity assessment.

Copyright rules 'for digital age' clear final EU hurdle

The EU gave the green light Monday to rules adapting copyright law to a 'digital single market', protecting authors and artists, with new possibilities for accessing and sharing copyright-protected content online.


Brexit comments

UKComments of business people and politicians on Britain's decision to withdraw from membership of the European Union.
BREXIT Citizens set to prevent upload filters in the EU

European Digital Rights and partner organisations from across Europe have relaunched the campaign – with new items in the "toolbox".

Advocacy Strategy Manager, FuelsEurope

FuelsEurope, the EU Affairs division of the European Petroleum Refiners Association, is looking for an Advocacy Strategy Manager to join its dynamic advocacy team for a two-year contract.

Defence Aviation Safety Conference

The Defence Aviation Safety Conference, supported by the Defence Safety Authority, UK MoD, will be the leading event dedicated to aviation safety in the defence and military environment.

Fairness of online platforms' trading practices

The EU institutions' political agreement is aimed at creating a fair, transparent and predictable business environment for businesses and traders when using online platforms.

Convenient Truths - Mapping climate agendas of right-wing populist parties in Europe

Schaller, Stella and Alexander Carius 2019: Convenient Truths. Mapping climate agendas of right-wing populist parties in Europe. Berlin: adelphiRight-wing and Eurosceptic parties are expected to win more than 150 seats in the European Parliament in the 2019 European elections. This increases the influence of right-wing populists in the European Union and their ability to torpedo climate and energy policy.
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