Tories want to quit EU to “scrap workers’ right to paid holiday”

Angela Eagle is absolutely right on this. Workers’ rights are under threat if Britain leaves the European Union, Labour’s shadow Business Secretary has said. Angela Eagle warned that EU-backed principles like paid holidays and equal pay were “on the ballot paper” in the In-Out referendum on 23 June. Ms Eagle warned that many Conservatives who wanted to leave the bloc wanted to scrap the rights and said Labour voters would be key to the Remain vote. “Workers’ rights are on the ballot paper in this referendum – a lot of … Continue reading Tories want to quit EU to “scrap workers’ right to paid holiday”