EUROPEAN UNION – Posted Worker Reform Adopted by European Council and Parliament

On 29 May 2018, the European Parliament voted in favour of adopting amendments to the Posting of Workers Directive (1996/71/EC), and the European Council adopted the revised Directive on 21 June 2018.

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EUROPEAN UNION – Posted Worker Reform Adopted by European Council and Parliament

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EUROPEAN UNION – Posted Worker Reform Adopted by European Parliament

On 29 May 2018, the European Parliament voted in favour of adopting amendments to the Posting of Workers Directive (1996/71/EC). The amendments were agreed with the Council and the Commission at the beginning of March 2018.

Member states will have two years to transpose the rules into their national laws and must put them into effect by the end of this period.

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EUROPEAN UNION – Posted Worker Reform Adopted by European Parliament

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ITALY – Labour Authorities Step Up Enforcement of Posted Worker Rules

The Italian Labour Inspectorate (INL) has implemented stricter rules and policies on investigating company compliance with Italy’s rules implementing the European Union (EU) Posted Workers Enforcement Directive.

The INL is increasing efforts to detect companies failing to comply with Italy’s rules on the transnational posting of workers – including failures to file timely posted worker notifications with labour authorities and continually rotating posted workers to fill the same position.

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ITALY – Labour Authorities Step Up Enforcement of Posted Worker Rules

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BELGIUM – Modified Notification Requirements for Posting Workers

Depositphotos_12113283_originalEffective 1 October 2017, companies posting workers to Belgium must use the LIMOSA declaration – the existing system of notifying the Belgian labour authorities of postings – to notify the Belgian authorities of the nature of the services being carried out, and to appoint their liaison officer.

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FINLAND – New Notification Requirements for Posted Workers

Effective 1 September 2017, companies posting employees for assignments in Finland will have new notification requirements.

Finland has become the latest European Union member nation to revise its national laws and procedures to transpose the EU Posted Worker Enforcement Directive (2014/67/EU).

Both the new Act on Posting Workers (447/2016) and the old Posted Workers Act (1146/1999) apply to posted workers. Note that the old act will still apply to posted workers when the new act comes into force if these workers have been posted to Finland based on a contract that concluded before 18 June 2016.

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FINLAND – New Notification Requirements for Posted Workers

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GREECE – New Notification and Document Storage Requirements for Posted Workers

Effective immediately, all companies based in an EU Member State posting employees to Greece must notify the labour authorities on or before the assignment start date, designate a local representative and retain certain documents.

While Greece transposed the European Union Posted Workers Enforcement Directive (2014/67/EU) into its national law in 2016 through Presidential Decree 101/2016, actual implementation and enforcement of its provisions was delayed until recently.

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GREECE – New Notification and Document Storage Requirements for Posted Workers

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ROMANIA – New Notification and Document Storage Requirements for Posted Workers

Law 16/2017 of 17 March 2017 transposes into Romanian law European Union (EU) Directive 2014/67 (concerning the posting of workers in the framework of the provision of services), and replaces Law 344/2006.

Effective 20 May 2017, all companies based in an EU or EEA member state or Switzerland posting employees to Romania, as well as Romania-based companies posting employees to an EU or EEA member state or Switzerland, must comply with new notification and document retention rules.

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ROMANIA – New Notification and Document Storage Requirements for Posted Workers

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