One principle has been retained by the European Ministers of Employment and Social Affairs on October 23rd, 2017: “same salary for same work at the same place”

On October 23rd, 2017, the European Ministers of Employment and Social Affairs (with the exception of Poland, Hungary, Lithuania and Latvia, who voted against the text), reached an agreement on the reform of the directive organizing the work of employees outside their country of origin.

One principle has been retained: “same salary for same work at the same place”

In case of posting employees outside their country of origin, the principle of equal remuneration for the same work at the same place has to be respected.

The duration of the detachments of employees has also been limited to 12 months with this agreement; nevertheless, it may be extended for another 6 months in case a reasonable request is introduced in the host Member State.The transportation sector will not be covered by that agreement.

 

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