During the last plenary session before May’s elections, MEPs approved new measures requiring life-saving technologies in vehicles and EU-wide standards to protect whistle-blowers.
Workers with on-demand, voucher-based or platform jobs can expect more transparent and predictable working conditions following a vote on 16 April.
Parliament also adopted new measures to improve road safety and reduce accidents. Safety features such as intelligent speed assistance and advanced emergency-braking systems will have to be installed in new vehicles from 2022.
One hour: that’s how long internet companies will have to remove terrorism content online, following an order from authorities, according to new rules approved by MEPs this week. Parliament also voted in favour of tightening rules to make it harder for terrorists to get hold of the chemicals needed to build homemade explosives.