This was the 2nd statement following the European Parliament's vote on the same issue. Both proposals do not take into consideration that the huge administrative burdens will hinder free movement of workers and services.
Additionally In addition to that the Directive is extended to all sectors - thus also to the innovative industries Ceemet represents - instead of focusing on specific sector that cause problems. The principle 'If it ain't broke, don't fix it' hasn’t been considered.
Ceemet’s Director General Uwe Combüchen warns that “In a world where industry is being exposed to global competition and skills mismatch, the new Directive creates additional complexity which eventually will hamper intelligence and best practice exchange between smaller companies and member states.”
Click here for Ceemet's analysis of the legal and practical implications of the Revision of the Posting of Workers Directive.