The European Union (Posting of Workers) Regulations 2016

Posted in : LK Shields on Employment Law on 18 August 2016
Jennifer O'Neill
LK Shields
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The European Union (Posting of Workers) Regulations 2016 (SI 412 of 2016) (the “2016 Regulations”) were signed on 27 July 2016 and transposed Directive 2014/67 (“the Posted Workers Enforcement Directive”) into Irish law. 

The term “posted worker” is defined in the 2016 Regulations as “a worker who normally works in another Member State but, for a limited period, carries out his/her work in the State”. 

The aim of the original Posted Workers Directive 96/71/EC, which was transposed into Irish law under Section 20 of the Protection of Employees (Part-Time Work) Act 2001, was to protect the basic employment rights of workers posted by their employer from one member state to

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