Posting of workers: Council adopts the directive – 21-06-18 (en)


21/06/2018 | 10:05

Council of the EU

On 21 June 2018, the Council adopted the revision of the posting of workers directive.

The aim of the revised directive is to facilitate the transnational provision of services, whilst ensuring fair competition and respect for the rights of those workers who are employed in one member state and sent to work temporarily in another by their employer (posted workers).

More specifically, the directive aims at ensuring fair wages and a level playing field between posting and local companies in the host country whilst maintaining the principle of free movement of services.

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