Health and safety at work: general rights and obligations, workplaces, work equipment, specific risks and vulnerable workers
Equal opportunities for women and men: equal treatment at work, pregnancy, maternity leave, parental leave
Protection against discrimination based on sex, race, religion, age, disability and sexual orientation
Labour law: part-time work, fixed-term contracts, working hours, employment of young people, informing and consulting employees
Individual EU countries must make sure that their national laws protect these rights as laid down by EU employment laws – Directives.