Slovenian National Assembly

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: 25/02/2009

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Information on parliamentary scrutiny

At its 10th regular meeting on 20 February 2009, the Committee on EU Affairs of the National Assembly of the Republic of Slovenia discussed the draft position of the Republic of Slovenia on the 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, received from the Government of the Republic of Slovenia on 6th February 2009.
The National Assembly's Committee on Labour, the Family, Social Policy and the Disabled as the working body responsible discussed the above Proposal at its 4th meeting of 17 February 2009 and forwarded its opinion to our Committee.
In accordance with Article 4(1) of the Act on Cooperation between the Republic of Slovenia and the Government in EU Affairs and Article 154h (5) of the Rules of Procedure of the National Assembly of the Republic of Slovenia, the Committee on EU Affairs of the National Assembly of the Republic of Slovenia adopted the following Position of the Republic of Slovenia:
The Republic of Slovenia supports, in principle, the purpose of the 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. However, it does not support the proposed provisions regarding maternity leave as defined under Article 1(1). As for the other proposed provisions, Slovenia does not oppose such.


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