Posting of workers and its implications for posting companies - New law

​A revision of the Posting Directive became necessary after it proved that the Posting Directive contained numerous pitfalls in the past. Please click on the link below to read the full Newsflash and have a look at the main features

15/09/2017

A revision of the Posting Directive became necessary after it proved that the Posting Directive contained numerous pitfalls in the past. In some cases it turned out that companies posting employees were only “letterbox companies” without any substance. In other cases, situations where concerned employees’ rights were being circumvented were unveiled.

The new Enforcement Directive was introduced in order to enforce the Posting Directive by supporting the abolition of potential obstacles to the free movement of services within the European Union and the promotion of cross border provision of services by creating a climate of fair competition while at the same time guaranteeing an appropriate level of protection of the rights of posted workers.

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Philippe Schmit

Philippe Schmit is a Partner in charge of the Employment Law, Pensions & Benefits practice. Philippe advises employers in the financial and industrial sectors on all aspects of the employment relationship (including its termination). He also specialises in all matters related to restructuring and reorganisation, negotiation in the context of collective dismissals and collective bargaining procedures, as well as any other HR aspects triggered by corporate restructuring, including M&A (e.g. transfers of undertakings). Conscious of the topics that impact employees today, he also provides legal support in the context of ESG considerations, whistleblowing, harassment and discrimination in the emp...

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