Why does Cameron hate the working time directive? Here are some of the key rights workers’ may lose

Why do David Cameron and the Eurosceptics hate European Union measures that protect workers' rights? Here are some of the key rights workers' may lose.

It’s exactly a week since David Cameron delivered his Europe speech, vowing to renegotiate various European Union directives and hold a referendum, much to the delight of the Tory backbenchers and right-wing press – but why do they hate EU measures that protect workers’ rights? Here are some of the rights you stand to lose if the sceptics get their way…


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See also:

Cameron’s Europe speech – European reactionJanuary 23rd, 2013

Comment: YES to a referendum, YES to a better EuropeJanuary 23rd, 2013

Watch: Cameron and Miliband talk Europe, Europe, Europe at PMQsJanuary 23rd, 2013

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