European Parliament sends a strong message on combating social dumping in Europe

On the 14th of September 2016, Members of the European Parliament adopted with a large majority a report on the fight against social dumping in the European Union, bringing the EU one step closer to revising the Posting of Workers Directive.

European Parliament sends a strong message on combating social dumping in Europe

Thursday, September 15, 2016/Author: Gabriela Dimitrova/Number of views (1185)/Comments (0)/ Article rating: 5.0
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Commissioner Thyssen meets national parliaments on the yellow card procedure for posted workers

On the 11th of July, the European Commissioner for Employment, Social Affairs, Skills and Labour Mobility, Marianne Thyssen, attended the meeting of the National Parliament Committees dealing with EU affairs (COSAC) on the social dimension of the EU.

Commissioner Thyssen meets national parliaments on the yellow card procedure for posted workers

Tuesday, July 12, 2016/Author: Gabriela Dimitrova/Number of views (1367)/Comments (0)/ Article rating: 5.0
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Application of minimum wage law in the transport sector

Commissionner Bulc "considers that the systemic application of minimum wage legislation by France and Germany to all international transport operations touching their respective territories restricts in a disproportionate manner the freedom to provide services and the free movement of goods."

Application of minimum wage law in the transport sector

Monday, July 11, 2016/Author: Gabriela Dimitrova/Number of views (1543)/Comments (0)/ Article rating: 5.0
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UK cannot have 'à la carte' single market

On the 28-29 of June, the EU leaders gathered in Brussels to discuss the consequences of the UK referendum held on the 23rd of June 2016.

UK cannot have 'à la carte' single market

Tuesday, July 5, 2016/Author: Gabriela Dimitrova/Number of views (1340)/Comments (0)/ Article rating: 4.8
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New EU rules for a simpler, faster and safer Customs Union come into force

On the 1st of May 2015, the new customs rules entered into force, ensuring that consumers are protected against illegal and counterfeit goods, as well as providing simplicity for businesses that trade in Europe.

New EU rules for a simpler, faster and safer Customs Union come into force

 

Tuesday, May 3, 2016/Author: Gabriela Dimitrova/Number of views (1595)/Comments (0)/ Article rating: 5.0
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Commission takes action against the UK and Germany regarding the specific road charging for foreign drivers

On the 28th of April, the European Commission launched legal proceedings against the UK and Germany for the introduction of specific road charging systems which do not respect the EU's Single Market rules

Commission takes action against the UK and Germany regarding the specific road charging for foreign drivers

Monday, May 2, 2016/Author: Gabriela Dimitrova/Number of views (1667)/Comments (0)/ Article rating: 4.3
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Minimum wage for truck drivers

On the 19th of April, the European Commission organised a the 2016 Road Transport Conference. The transport Commissioner, Violeta Bulc, addressed the issue of companies which use legal loopholes to underpay truck drivers.

Minimum wage for truck drivers

Thursday, April 21, 2016/Author: Gabriela Dimitrova/Number of views (3835)/Comments (0)/ Article rating: 4.7
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Belgian truckers block roads

For a second day in a row, Belgian truck drivers blocked roads, including the E411, in protest against the introduction of a kilometer tax for heavy goods vehicles over 3.5 tonnes

Belgian truckers block roads

Friday, April 1, 2016/Author: Gabriela Dimitrova/Number of views (2223)/Comments (0)/ Article rating: 4.3
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Commission road safety statistics show European roads remain the safest in the world

Today, 31st of March 2016, the European Commission published its 2015 road safety statistics. The report show that European roads remain the safest in the world, however compared to 2014 there is no improvement at EU level.

Commission road safety statistics show European roads remain the safest in the world

Thursday, March 31, 2016/Author: Gabriela Dimitrova/Number of views (2027)/Comments (0)/ Article rating: 5.0
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The European Commission adopts common rules to facilitate enforcement and enhance road safety

On the 18th of March 2016 the Еuropean Commission adopted common rules applicable to road haulage operators, as well as road passenger operators

The European Commission adopts common rules to facilitate enforcement and enhance road safety

Monday, March 21, 2016/Author: Gabriela Dimitrova/Number of views (1505)/Comments (0)/ Article rating: 5.0
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