EU Ministers agree on posted workers’ protection framework

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Demonstrators stand next to a a fake coffin during a protest outside the EU Headquarters in Brussels during a meeting gathering European Labour ministers and focused on Employment, Social Policy, Health and Consumer Affairs, on 9 December, 2013.

EU Ministers agree on posted workers’ protection framework


On Monday, EU Employment ministers reached a general approach on the controversial posting-of-workers enforcement directive after three ministerial roundtables and three amendments of the legal text.

EU employment ministers managed to agree on a compromise version of the controversial posting-of- workers enforcement directive late on Monday afternoon. The Lithuanian presidency was obliged to change the text three times in order for “a wider compromise” to be achieved. 

The Directi...


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