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2005-09-07 09:18:30

By Aine Gallagher STRASBOURG, France (Reuters) - Builders and barmaids working outdoors will not have to be shielded from sunshine by their employers under European Union rules after a revolt by lawmakers on Wednesday.

2005-09-07 07:28:49

STRASBOURG, France (Reuters) - European employers will not be made liable for workers' over-exposure to sunshine, the European Parliament decided on Wednesday.

2005-09-02 10:06:02

BRUSSELS (Reuters) - The European Parliament is split over controversial legislation intended to protect workers from over-exposure to sunshine, ahead of a vote next week.


Word of the Day
ecotone
  • A transitional zone between two communities containing the characteristic species of each.
The word 'ecotone' comes 'eco-' plus a Greek root meaning 'tension'.