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06. November 2008

The debate about the work-free Sunday must take place in the European Parliament

COMECE Press 06/11/2008

The Secretariat of COMECE regrets that the Chairman of the European Parliament’s Committee on Employment and Social Affairs has refused to put to the vote several amendments which aimed at including the protection of Sunday in the new Working Time Directive.

09. October 2008

Meeting of the Social Affairs Commission of COMECE: The consequences of the financial crisis

COMECE Press 09/10/2008

The Bishops members exchanged of views on the topic of “The future of social protection and social policy in Europe” was marked by the crisis in the financial markets and its consequences for social policy in Europe.

03. September 2008

Extension of the length of maternity leave: A significant social progress for women

COMECE Press 03/10/2008

The COMECE Secretariat welcomes the proposal made by the European Commission to extend the minimal length of maternity leave in the EU from 14 to 18 weeks.

16. August 2008

COMECE Secretariat asks for reduced VAT rates in favour of families and cultural heritage

COMECE Press 16/05/2008

The COMECE contribution suggests reducing VAT rates on goods and services relating to families, and the renovation of churches and places of worship.

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