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Road transport: Enforcement and special provisions for posted workers [EU Legislation in Progress] [Policy Podcast]

Written by Damiano Scordamaglia,

Road transport

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The EU has established a range of social measures applying to the road transport sector, which aim at improving drivers’ working conditions, road safety and competition between road operators. To give real substance to these social measures, compliance is key. The 2006 Enforcement Directive was therefore adopted to effectively implement the social provisions of the ‘Driving time’ Regulation. The current proposal, published in the context of the 2017 European Commission ‘Europe on the move’ initiative, seeks to remedy some shortcomings of the Enforcement Directive, such as non-uniform implementation. Additionally, it puts forward specific rules on the posting of workers applying to the road sector, with a view to responding to concerns raised regarding the inadequacy of the Posting of Workers Directive provisions and administrative requirements, when applied to the road transport sector.

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Road transport: Enforcement and special provisions for posted workers

Proposal for a directive of the European Parliament and of the Council amending Directive 2006/22/EC as regards enforcement requirements and laying down specific rules with respect to Directive 96/71/EC and Directive 2014/67/EU for posting drivers in the road transport sector.
Committee responsible:

Rapporteur:

Shadow rapporteurs:

 

 

 

 

 

 

Transport and Tourism (TRAN)

Merja Kyllönen (GUE/NGL, Finland)

Andor Deli (EPP, Hungary),

Inés Ayala Sender (S&D, Spain),

Kosma Złotowski (ECR, Poland),

Izaskun Bilbao Barandica (ALDE, Spain),

Karima Delli (Greens/EFA, France),

Rosa D’Amato (EFDD, Italy),

Marie-Christine Arnautu (ENF, France)

COM(2017) 278 of 31.5.2017

procedure ref.: 2017/0121(COD)

Ordinary legislative procedure (COD) (Parliament and Council on equal footing – formerly ‘co-decision’)

Next steps expected: Publication of draft report

Stage: National parliaments


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