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Following the transposition of the provisions of Directive (EU) 2020/1057 of the European Parliament and of the Council of 15 July 2020 laying down specific rules in relation to Directive 96/71 / EC and Directive 2014/67 / EU for the posting of drivers in the road transport sector and amending Directive 2006/22 / EC as regards compliance requirements and Regulation (EU) No 1024/2012, the posting of employees in the field of road transport is subject to the working conditions of the so-called hard core during deployment to the territory of the Slovak Republic.

According to § 5 par. 2 of the Labor Code, employment relations of employees posted to perform services in the provision of services to guest employers from the territory of another Member State of the European Union or a state that is a party to the Agreement on the European Economic Area (hereinafter “another Member State of the European Union”) governed by this Act, special regulations or the relevant collective agreement, which regulate:

a) length of working time and rest,

b) length of holiday,

c) minimum wage, minimum wage claims, wage benefit for overtime work, wage benefit for holiday work, wage benefit for Saturday work, wage benefit for Sunday work, wage benefit for night work, wage compensation for difficult work performance, other compulsory pay components and holiday pay; § 118 of the Labor Code shall be applied when assessing whether the performance provided by the visiting employer is a salary

d) safety and health protection at work,

e) working conditions of pregnant women, mothers by the end of the ninth month after childbirth, breastfeeding women and adolescent staff,

f) equal treatment for men and women and non-discrimination,

g) conditions of accommodation provided by the employer to the employees,

h) reimbursement of travel expenses, reimbursement of expenses for accommodation and meals during a business trip or on a trip to the usual place of work in the territory of the Slovak Republic; for the purposes of applying a special regulation or the relevant collective agreement, reimbursement of travel expenses, reimbursement of accommodation and subsistence expenses or other comparable benefits provided by the host employer under the law of the State from which the employee is posted to perform services may also be included.

Legislation in regards to the above stated is listed below:

Act No. 311/2001 Coll. Labour code as amended by later regulations (lnik: )

Act No. 124/2006 Coll. on occupational health and safety and on amendments and supplements to certain acts as amended by later regulations  (link: )

Act No. 283/2004 on travel allowances (link: )