The Tories have fired starting gun on what they say will be negotiations to â€˜repatriate powers relating to social and employment lawsâ€™. The “powers” they have in mind include laws related to working time (including paid holidays); agency workers; maternity and childcare rights and health & safety.
On 26th February theÂ IPPR will be holding a debate fronted by Â LÃ¡szlÃ³ Andor, European commissioner for employment, social affairs and inclusion, who will deliver a keynote speech on the topic â€˜Living standards in Europe and the importance of social investmentâ€™. Also on the platform will beÂ Frances Oâ€™Grady, General Secretary of the Trades Union Congress.
Details are as follows: Tuesday, 26th February 2013, 12:30 â€“ 14:00
Mandela Room, Royal Commonwealth Society,
25 Northumberland Avenue, London WC2N 5AP
To guarantee a place please RSVP toÂ firstname.lastname@example.orgÂ by Friday 15th February.