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ELA call for good practices 2022: apply now!

Road transport and seasonal work are the focus areas for 2022. Deadline 15 October 2022.

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Leaflets: “Driving and Resting Times” and “Posting of drivers” available online now!

ELA has published its first two information leaflets for drivers and operators in the road transport sector. One leaflet provides information on the new posting rules, the other leaflet covers driving and resting time rules. Both leaflets are published as part of ELA’s Framework for Action on Road Transport of March 2022.

18 EU Member States participated in road transport inspections in 8 countries organised by ELA this week

This week, ELA coordinated several joint inspections with participation of authorities from EU Member States. All in all inspections took place in 8 countries. 18 EU Member states participated in the inspections.

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ELA supported large scale inspection in the Port of Zeebrugge, Belgium

The Belgian authorities organised a joint inspection with participation from Bulgarian authorities on Monday with the support of the European Labour Authority in Zeebrugge, Belgium. The inspection was performed under the direction of the Belgian Labour Prosecutor and the focus was on fight against social dumping. The inspectors checked, in particular, the application of the Mobility Package and the lex-specialis concerning posting of drivers.

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Save the date: ELA TECH conference 2022 on digital tools and solutions supporting labour mobility

The call for papers is open! Submit your ideas by the 31st of July

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Undeclared work among displaced persons/refugees from Ukraine was discussed at a subgroup meeting of ELA Platform Tackling Undeclared Work in Warsaw today

A newly established subgroup on tackling undeclared work among displaced persons/refugees from Ukraine met in Warsaw today. Different authorities and social partners need to combine their efforts to promote declared work, protect workers’ rights, and address the vulnerabilities and risks possibly faced by the Ukrainian workers when entering the European labour market.

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ELA supports joint inspections between the Netherlands and Bulgaria

The European Labour Authority coordinated and supported joint inspections between the Netherlands and Bulgaria in the period between 28 March - 5 April. Road and labour inspectors of both countries inspected two companies established in Bulgaria and in the Netherlands. The purpose of the joint inspections was to tackle serious violations of labour and social rights of workers in the road transport sector.

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ELA publishes its Framework for action in road transport

The main actions in 2022 will be transparent information to drivers and operators, support of concerted and joint inspections, capacity building and enhanced cooperation between the national authorities. The framework for action is an important milestone in addressing the challenges in implementation and enforcement of the EU legislation in road transport area.

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Action Week: inspections on European roads

The “Truck&Bus” action week ended on Friday: 184 vehicles were checked, >120 suspected irregularities discovered, almost 200 inspectors involved. Roadside checks were made in Belgium, Bulgaria, Croatia, Germany, Lithuania, the Netherlands, Portugal. Safety on European roads was the focus, including working conditions of drivers. ELA and ROADPOL facilitated the cooperation of Member States authorities.