Many employers fear the Commission is plotting to scrap the opt-out. More likely, the focus will be on preventing abuses and introducing greater safeguards for workers asked to opt out. The Commission is also talking about using the directive to 'improve the balance between work and family life' - ironically, one of the Government's flagship policies. But it is questionable whether the political will exists to tackle Britain's long-hours culture without the stick of tougher legislation from the EU.
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