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Brexit agreement has ‘real teeth’ says Ursula von der Leyen

According to the EU Commission, the Directive for Posted Workers is not properly implemented. The Commission has initiated infringement proceedings against Austria and 23 other member states.

The Commission claimed these member states failed to bring various national provisions in line with the directive.

The member states now have two months to take necessary measures, otherwise they will be sent another letter.

The communication does not reveal what Austria is being accused but that it has failed to implement the directive.

The Commission said the directive on the enforcement of the Posting of Workers Directive aims to “strengthen the practical application of the rules on the posting of workers by addressing issues related to the fight against fraud and circumvention of regulations, access to information and administrative cooperation between EU member states”.

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