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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
  • To play, gamble.
  • To impose upon; delude; trick; humbug; also, to joke; chaff.
  • A deceitful game or trick; trickery; humbug; nonsense.
The word 'gammon' in the sense of 'joke, trick' may come from 'backgammon'.