People across the EU have become victims of data protection violations brought on by the widespread use of information and communication technologies by public and private bodies. Web-based activities, direct marketing, and video surveillance account for most data protection violations. The latest report from the European Union Agency for Fundamental Rights (FRA), ‘Access to data […]
Maternity leave should be extended from 14 to 20 weeks, says MEP Edite Estrela (S&D, PT) in a report, debated by Womens’ Rights Committee MEPs on Tuesday, on proposals to update the EU “maternity leave” directive.
A major overhaul of EU telecoms rules, which will strengthen the rights of phone users and internet surfers and boost competition among telecoms firms, is to be put to a final vote in Parliament on 24 November. Source : © European Parliament