Revision of the Posting of Workers Directive

02-06-2016

Overall, the Commission has attempted to provide information as clearly and transparently as possible in the IA based on external expertise and wide consultation. Nonetheless, the limited availability of data suggests that the qualitative and quantitative evidence used to support the problem definition and the assessment of impacts might require further exploration. Moreover, the IA would have benefited from a clearer explanation on the interaction with, and impact on, the Enforcement Directive. Finally, the IA could have better explained why EU action is necessary to solve the new problems and why Option 1 was ruled out despite broad stakeholder support.

Overall, the Commission has attempted to provide information as clearly and transparently as possible in the IA based on external expertise and wide consultation. Nonetheless, the limited availability of data suggests that the qualitative and quantitative evidence used to support the problem definition and the assessment of impacts might require further exploration. Moreover, the IA would have benefited from a clearer explanation on the interaction with, and impact on, the Enforcement Directive. Finally, the IA could have better explained why EU action is necessary to solve the new problems and why Option 1 was ruled out despite broad stakeholder support.