Posting of Workers Directive – Current Situation and Challenges

30-06-2016

This study, commissioned by the European Parliament’s Policy Department for Economic and Scientific Policy at the request of the Committee on Employment and Social Affairs, provides an overview of the Posting of Workers Directive, focussing on the current situation and major patterns regarding the posting of workers in the EU, major problems and challenges, and how these patterns have translated political, as well as jurisdictive, debates and proposals to improve the regulation of this specific form of employment and service provision. With the Commission’s view on the proposal published on 8 March 2016, to revise the Directive, the study aims to provide the EMPL Committee with an assessment of the proposal in light of both the key challenges addressed and the previous resolutions and requests made by the European Parliament.

This study, commissioned by the European Parliament’s Policy Department for Economic and Scientific Policy at the request of the Committee on Employment and Social Affairs, provides an overview of the Posting of Workers Directive, focussing on the current situation and major patterns regarding the posting of workers in the EU, major problems and challenges, and how these patterns have translated political, as well as jurisdictive, debates and proposals to improve the regulation of this specific form of employment and service provision. With the Commission’s view on the proposal published on 8 March 2016, to revise the Directive, the study aims to provide the EMPL Committee with an assessment of the proposal in light of both the key challenges addressed and the previous resolutions and requests made by the European Parliament.

External author

Eckhard Voss (Wilke Maack GmbH, Hamburg, Getmany), Michele Faioli (Tor Vergata University, Rome, Italy) and Jean-Philippe Lhernould (University of Poitiers, France)