Wednesday 1. June 2016

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Maurenzig Paolo
16.08 2011 - teacher
I fully agree with your campaign. I think that only essential services should be open on Sunday.
I hope you can reach your purposes
paolo maurenzig
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Respect our Family & private life !

Work and Family Life Reconciliation

unknownOn Sundays, parents and children are able to spend time with each other. Schools are closed on this day. According to the EU Directive on the Protection of Young People at Work, Sunday is already the acknowledged weekly rest day for children and adolescents in the EU. Likewise, extensive or irregular working time arrangements make it difficult to impossible for workers to enjoy a proper family life and to reconcile work with duties towards children and other dependents.

 

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UNITED KINGDOM: House of Commons stops plans for more shopping hours

13 April 2016

The British House of Commons stopped the governmental plans for even more shopping hours on Sundays in England an Wales. This might partially be due to the work of “Keep Sunday Special”, the British supporter of the European Alliance.

 

 

 

AUSTRIA: New Sunday Alliance formed

24 September 2015

Twenty (20) organisations in the Federal State Salzburg, Austria, have founded a Sunday Alliance as of 17 June 2015.

 

 

 

AUSTRIA: Austrian Constitutional Court confirms shop opening hours

14 June 2012

In its judgement (G 66/11-8) of 14 June 2012 the Austrian Constitutional Court confirmed that the prohibition on shop opening on Sundays and bank holidays is consistent with the Austrian constitution. The overall objectives of shop closing or opening hours are: the protection of the interests of consumers, the aims of the competition regime and the socio-political function. All of these objectives would be in the public interest, says the Court.

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