On 6 December 2018 the European Council adopted a general approach on a proposal for the establishment of the European Labour Authority (“ELA”).
In December 2018 the Hungarian Parliament adopted a new legislation that significantly changes the Hungarian Labour Code.
The European Court of Justice (“ECJ”) issued a decision in November 2018 stating that employees do not lose their right to receive compensation for their unused vacation days even if they did not apply to take them.
The European Council adopted an amendment to the Posting of Workers Directive on 21 June 2018. The purpose of the revised Directive was to ensure fair competition for companies and better protection for workers who have been sent by their employers to perform services in another EU Member State on a temporary basis.
On 29 May 2018 the European Parliament adopted a resolution on the revision of the rules on posting of workers.
The European Commission, as part of the follow-up to the European Pillar of Social Rights, adopted a proposal in December 2017 in order to improve transparency and predictability of working conditions across the EU.