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Europe Daily Bulletin No. 12305

27 July 2019
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BREACHES OF EU LAW / Employment
A reasoned opinion addressed to Hungary for non-compliance of its legislation with Working Time Directive
Brussels, 26/07/2019 (Agence Europe)

The European Commission announced on Thursday 25 July that it had sent a reasoned opinion to Hungary for “failure to comply with its obligation to protect on-call workers” within the meaning of the Working Time Directive (Directive 2003/88/EC) (see EUROPE B8594B10).

The Directive imposes a limit on the average weekly working time for Member States of a maximum of 48 hours (taking into account overtime). However, in Hungary, on-call workers can work up to 72 hours per week over a...

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