The legal and sociological aspects of posting of workers in the framework of the provision of services in the European Union in the light of current regulations and proposed amendments
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This paper concerns the issue of posting of workers in the framework of the provision of services in the European Union. The legal approach to this research area allows to detect considerable legislative activity in this field (including a number of concerns about proposed amendments). Directive 96/71/EC was supplemented by Directive 2014/67/EC and the revision of the former is currently underway. Remuneration paid out according to local host country regulations will prove a favorable solution for workers, but it will bring about various difficulties for employers. The perspective of political sociology, meanwhile, demonstrates that politicians are primarily interested in fighting for power and influencing the future shape of Europe. The proposal of equal work subject to equal pay, which implementation is to combat social dumping, constitutes an important issue in the field of sociology of work.
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