WORKING TIME DIRECTIVE (WTD)

this should be done in report style- subheadings for each question.

A. Explain how the Working Time Directive (WTD)of the European Union represents a necessary health and safety measure which protects workers. What are its main provisions? Explain how this Directive seeks to protect workers. Give some examples to illustrate your points.

B. Does this directive enhance integration across the European single labour market? If so explain how?

C. Does the reality of the implementation of the EU’s Working Time Directive threaten to undermine the construction of a single European labour market by allowing some social dumping?

Read the EU’s Working Time Directive. Look at the TUC ETUC Business Europe and EurActiv sites for commentaries.