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Pregnant pause: delays in the EU’s maternity leave directive

Pregnant pause: delays in the EU’s maternity leave directive

The long campaign for improved maternity leave rights in Europe is the subject of this edition of U-talk. The question is from Sophie in Amsterdam: “Nearly four years ago, the European parliament adopted in a first reading the draft maternity leave directive. Since then, the text has been blocked by a number of member states. Is there a…

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So, what’s u talk all about? U talk is an interactive weekly programme where we want your questions on Europe. Europe is a fascinating melting pot and your queries can cover ANY issue on Europe – from controversies, challenges, to current affairs and how it all works… and we will pick the most thought-provoking, relevant question. We’ll then get to work to find you the answer – this will come either in the form of an interview with the relevant expert or via a short report. So come on board and start sending us your questions NOW!