EU Sources - Services e-card not a good idea - May 31, 2017

The social partners from several sectors (Construction, Industrial Cleaning and Insurance) have signed a joint opinion on the services e-card, identifying the social risks of this initiative. The partners point out that their industries (key targeted sectors in the proposals) have not asked for a European services e-card. They fear that the card will facilitate bogus self-employment, undeclared work and fake posting, all at the detriment of genuine companies and the rights of the workers involved.

English: http://www.uni-europa.org/2017/05/11/workers-employers-jointly-criticise ...  

The opinion: http://www.uni-europa.org/wp-content/uploads ...   

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