European parliament supports juniors on working hoursBMJ 1999; 319 doi: https://doi.org/10.1136/bmj.319.7222.1392b (Published 27 November 1999) Cite this as: BMJ 1999;319:1392
- Linda Beecham
The European parliament has voted to include junior doctors in the working time directive which limits employees to 48 hours of work each week; initially, however, there will be an upper limit of 54 hours a week. The directive will be phased in over four years.
The decision overturns the proposal made by the Council of …