The impact of EU Directives on UK Employment Relations (EN)

In their proper desire to persuade UK trade unionists to vote to REMAIN within the European Union on June 23, the Trades Union Congress (the UK's sole trade union confederation) and Jeremy Corbyn, the leader of the Labour Party, have argued that British workers are protected from the abuse of their employment rights by several EU directives. What is the truth of this argument? Steve Jefferys, Emeritus Professor at the London Metropolitan University, answers: