It is not always easy to discern whether employees working in the international transport sector fall under the scope of the Posting of Workers Directive. However a recent ruling seeks to clarify this issue, wherein the court held that Hungarian workers aboard an international train from Budapest to Munich and back, should not be qualified as posted workers, as their work does not have a sufficient connection with the territory of another Member State
I’ve been in Brussels for a few months now and my stay here is about to end, though it has been a priceless opportunity. The experience I have gained will certainly follow me wherever I go. With L&E Global, I had the opportunity to work on numerous international files across several jurisdictions, namely: Denmark, Norway, […]
The European Union is one step closer to passing a new directive concerning the posting of workers in the framework of the provision of services. In 2012, the European Commission proposed amending Council Directive 96/71/EC to better protect the rights of posted workers. Then in March of 2014, a compromise text was approved by the Council […]
50,3% of the Swiss population voted “yes” to the Initiative against “mass immigration”, with almost 6 out of 10 Swiss citizens taking part in the referendum. The Initiative also states that “all opposite international treaties must be reviewed within 3 years of the vote” and that is where the debate actually lies, since it means that the Free Movement of Persons Agreement in itself shall be reviewed and most likely reconsidered.