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08/08/2011

Transposition of Directive 2008/104/EC on Temporary agency work

Report for European Commission, Directorate-General for Employment, Social Affairs and Inclusion, Unit B.2.




As for other Directives in the field of labour law, the Commission set up an Expert Group composed of national experts representing the Governments of the twenty-seven Member States, the three EEE-EFTA1 States and the EFTA Surveillance Authority in order to provide technical assistance and a forum for discussing the facilitate the transposition process of Directive 2008/104/EC. The Expert Group exchanged views on the points of the Directive whose implementation into national law raises questions of interpretation and is likely to present particular difficulties. It focused its work on Articles 1 (Scope), 3 (Definitions), 4 (Review of restrictions or prohibitions), 5 (The principle of equal treatment), 6 (Access to employment, collective facilities and vocational training), 7 (Representation of temporary agency workers) and 8 (Information of workers' representatives) of the Directive.

author(s): Expert Group om Transposition of Directive 2008/104/EC on temporary agency work
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