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EU Ministers Agree Working Time, Temps Directives

Luxembourg, 10 June - The EU reached a political agreement on directives dealing with working time and temporary workers early on Tuesday after twelve hours of talks. Slovenian Labour Minister Marjeta Cotman, who headed the negotiations in Luxembourg, said that EU ministers agreed on a maximum 48-hour week, but added that opt-outs would be possible.

Luxembourg.
Labour, Familiy and Social Affairs Minister Marjeta Cotman at EU Council meeting.
Photo: Thierry Monasse/STA

Luxembourg.
Zasedanje ministrov EU za zaposlovanje.
Evropski komisar za zaposlovanje, socialne zadeve in enake možnosti Vladimir Špidla.
Foto: Thierry Monasse/STA

Luxembourg.
Labour, Familiy and Social Affairs Minister Marjeta Cotman (right) and French counterpart Xavier Bertrand at EU Council meeting
Photo: Thierry Monasse/STA

Luxembourg.
Labour, Familiy and Social Affairs Minister Marjeta Cotman (left) and Austrian Economy Minister Martin Bartenstein at EU Council meeting
Photo: Thierry Monasse/STA

Luxembourg.
Labour, Familiy and Social Affairs Minister Marjeta Cotman (left) and State Secretary Romana Tomc at EU Council meeting
Photo: Thierry Monasse/STA

Luxembourg.
Labour, Familiy and Social Affairs Minister Marjeta Cotman at EU Council meeting.
Photo: Thierry Monasse/STA

Luxembourg.
Labour, Familiy and Social Affairs Minister Marjeta Cotman at EU Council meeting.
Photo: Thierry Monasse/STA

Luxembourg.
Labour, Familiy and Social Affairs Minister Marjeta Cotman at EU Council meeting.
Photo: Thierry Monasse/STA

Luxembourg.
Zasedanje ministrov EU za zaposlovanje.
Ministrica za delo, družino in socialne zadeve Marjeta Cotman.
Foto: Thierry Monasse/STA

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