ETUC concerns over discussions between Council and Parliament on draft directive for Intra-corporate transferees from non EU countries
25 February 2014 - Negotiations concerning the Directive on the Intra-Corporate Transfers are taking an unexpected direction.
The point in case concerns equal treatment of third-country nationals admitted to work in a Member State with an ICT Permit.
Some Member States are trying to impose a position which denies full equal treatment for third country nationals. This way, the labour legislation of the origin country is de facto applied to migrant workers employed in a Member State under an ICT scheme. If this becomes the case, the EU Labour market will become a jungle; third-country nationals will be under-protected and exposed to different forms of exploitation.
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