Czech Senate

Dossier COD/2008/0193

Proposal for a DIRECTIVE OF THE EUROPEAN PARLIAMENT AND OF THE COUNCIL amending Council Directive 92/85/EEC on the introduction of measures to encourage improvements in the safety and health at work of pregnant workers and workers who have recently given birth or are breastfeeding Comments from the European Commission concerning opinions from national parliaments

 
Scrutiny Information

Scrutiny date: 30/04/2009

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Information on parliamentary scrutiny

Selection for scrutiny
(cs)Resolution of the Committee on EU Affairs : 29 October 2008

Designated committee adopted recommendation to Senate Plenary.
The Committe on EU Affairs of the Senate supports high level of safety and health protection at work of pregnant workers and workers who have recently given birth or are breastfeeding. It perceives the need to adopt measures which would provide for real possibility of individual choice while reconciling family and private life. It reminds, however, of the need to respect the distribution of powers between the Community and the Member States. Moreover, it does not agree with extension of the principle of reversed burden of proof to further areas of the legal order (Article 12a).It calls upon the Government to support such wording of the Proposal the subsequent implementation of which would not diminish the standard of safety and health protection set under Czech law. 
(cs)Resolution of the Committee on EU Affairs : 4 March 2009

Resolution of the Senate ( Plenary )
The Senate supports high level of safety and health protection at work of pregnant workers and workers who have recently given birth or are breastfeeding. It perceives the need to adopt measures which would provide for real possibility of individual choice while reconciling family and private life. It reminds, however, of the need to respect the distribution of powers between the Community and the Member States. Moreover, it does not agree with extension of the principle of reversed burden of proof to further areas of the legal order (Article 12a). It calls upon the Government to support such wording of the Proposal the subsequent implementation of which would not diminish the standard of safety and health protection set under Czech law.
(cs) Resolution of the Senate: 27 March 2009

Note
Senate’s Resolution and the Report were forwarded to the European Commission. 

 


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