Posting of workers

Things to consider during cross-border operations.

Posting of workers

Construction performances – construction and erection work in neighbouring countries, and in UK, Spain, Poland and in China.

A posting is deemed to have taken place when an employer sends employees to a country other than that in which it has its domicile and where the work is normally performed. In the event of a posting, the employees of a company perform work for a specific period in the name and for the account of the company, or they alternatively work in a branch office or in an enterprise which belongs to the employer’s group of companies.

Ever since the bilateral agreementsAgreements are becoming increasingly important within the context of international commerce. Given the different written laws and forms of legal practice that exist across the world and the different interpretations of the law that are culturally conditioned, it is impossible to devote too much attention to devising “good” agreements. Model agreements have proven to be useful, particularly for companies with little experience in this area. between Switzerland and the EU came into force it has been easier for Swiss companies to provide construction, ancillary construction or assembly services in the EU. Despite this, certain bureaucratic hurdles remain.

The following pages provide an overview of the relevant provisions in Germany, Austria, Italy, France, UK, Spain, Poland and in China.

Construction performances – construction and erection work in neighbouring countries, and in UK, Spain, Poland and in China.

A posting is deemed to have taken place when an employer sends employees to a country other than that in which it has its domicile and where the work is normally performed. In the event of a posting, the employees of a company perform work for a specific period in the name and for the account of the company, or they alternatively work in a branch office or in an enterprise which belongs to the employer’s group of companies.

Ever since the bilateral agreementsAgreements are becoming increasingly important within the context of international commerce. Given the different written laws and forms of legal practice that exist across the world and the different interpretations of the law that are culturally conditioned, it is impossible to devote too much attention to devising “good” agreements. Model agreements have proven to be useful, particularly for companies with little experience in this area. between Switzerland and the EU came into force it has been easier for Swiss companies to provide construction, ancillary construction or assembly services in the EU. Despite this, certain bureaucratic hurdles remain.

The following pages provide an overview of the relevant provisions in Germany, Austria, Italy, France, UK, Spain, Poland and in China.

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