[EN] Gender equality and environment laws on business lobby hit list



EXCLUSIVE: EU legislation to ensure gender equality on company boards, to extend maternity leave, and to reduce air pollution and landfill should be killed off, a leading business lobby organisation has told the European Commission.


[EN] Gender equality and environment laws on business lobby hit list

A BusinessEurope communication to Commission First Vice-President Frans Timmermans, seen by EurActiv, contains a hit list of five pending bills, including the EU’s Circular Economy package, that it wants ditched by the executive.  

The proposals are “damaging to the competitiveness of European companies”, and “should be withdrawn”, the paper, which is not public and dated 20 November, said. Trade unions and environmental campaigners have strongly criticised BusinessEurope’s recommendations.  

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