Since 2016 all international transport companies posting drivers to some European countries are oblied to nominate a local representative who acts as intermediate and provides the state controllers (police, customers officials, etc) the information required, or request the necessary additional information to the foreign transport company.
Austria, Belgium, Denmark, France, Germany, Italy, Luxembourg, Norway and Sweden have signed up a common plan to create an international transport minimum wage for all Europe and some other rules to avoid unfair competition and fraud.
The European Commission have withdrawn France and Germany minimum wages regulations in 2016.
What do you need to know to follow each country law?
- It is mandatory to nominate a local agent in some countries to liaise with the competent authorities in cases of controls (check the map)
- You will need to provide your agent all the necessary documentation translated into the local languages in some cases (the contract of employment, payslips, timesheets, documents that demonstrate the payment of remuneration…).
- You will have to make an advance declaration setting out specific information about the posted workers before the displacement date.
What are VIALTIS obligations as representative?
- VIALTIS will be the intermediary with the labor inspectorate, Police departments, tax and customs departments and provide them the requested documents.
- VIALTIS will file the documents and will keep them at the above mentioned authorities disposal.
- VIALTIS will store the documents from the date the worker is posted and for the period of time the authorities require.
Click on the country you'll need to go to and get more information.