EU tightens law on foreign temporary workers

EU tightens law on foreign temporary workers
 

The EU has passed a law requiring firms to comply with local standards when they post workers temporarily to another EU country.
The revised rules adopted by the European Parliament mean posted workers will be entitled to the same level of pay as their local counterparts.
In France, the UK and Germany there have been complaints of unfair competition from cheaper eastern Europe labour, said to undercut locals.
It was an issue for the Brexit lobby.
Brexit campaigners argued that EU freedom of movement was undermining British workers in sectors such as construction and food processing, with... read more

 
29 May 2018 in World News, Views: 53
Source: BBC
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