Posted Workers – Working in Another EU Member State on a Temporary Basis

Posted in : How Do I Handle It ROI on 17 July 2017
Jennifer Cashman
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‘Our German branch is sending some employees from that entity to our entity in Ireland for a temporary project. They will remain employed by the German entity and the project is short-term.  As these are EU employees, are there additional considerations we need to take into account for the duration of their time in Ireland? How do I handle it?’ 

The main issue to take into account in relation to these workers is that they will be considered “posted workers” and such workers are governed by the Posting of Workers Directive which was transposed into Irish law by virtue of SI 412/2016 – European Union (Posting of Workers) Regulations 2016.  Essentially, the Regulations provide

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