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European parliament supports juniors on working hours

BMJ 1999; 319 doi: (Published 27 November 1999) Cite this as: BMJ 1999;319:1392
  1. Linda Beecham
  1. BMJ

    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 …

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