Directive 96/71 and 2014/67 fulfillments
Posting Workers To Germany
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Directive 96/71/EC and 67/2014/EU fulfillments for Germany

Maximum work periods and minimum rest periods
Directive 96/71/EC – Art. 3, par. 1(a)


Minimum rates of pay, including overtime rates
Directive 96/71/EC – Art. 3, par. 1(c)

Minimum rates of pay and overtime rates of pay differ in the following sectors:
  • Construction Industry
  • Roofing Trade
  • Electrical Trades
  • Industrial Cleaning Services
  • Scaffolding Erection
  • Agriculture, Forestry, And Horticulture
  • Painting and Decorating Trades
  • Care Provision Sector
  • Slaughter and Meat Processing
  • Stonemason and Stone Sculptor
  • Laundry Services in The Commercial Customer Business
  • Temporary Employment Sector

National minimum hourly rate of pay in other sectors: €9,19/h.

Health, safety and hygiene at work
Directive 96/71/EC – Art. 3, par. 1(e)


Obligation to present a posting declaration to the responsible national competent authorities
Directive 67/2014/EU – Art. 9, par. 1(a)

Mandatory only for the following activities:
  • Setting Up and Dismantling Trade Fairs and Exhibitions
  • Building Industry
  • Meat Industry
  • Forestry
  • Catering and Hotel Business
  • Industrial Cleaning
  • Passenger Transportation Industry
  • Fairground and Amusement Sector
  • Haulage, Transport, and Associated Logistics Industry
  • Prostitution Industry
  • The Mainstream Construction and Construction-related Industries
  • Building Cleaning Services

How to submit a posting declaration
Directive 67/2014/EU – Art. 9, par. 1(a)

Online platform

Obligation to keep and make available all documents in the workplace
Directive 67/2014/EU – Art. 9, par. 1(b) e (d)


Storage of posting documents
Directive 67/2014/EU – Art. 9, par. 1(c)

Yes, 24 months

Designation of domiciled representative in the Host Country
Directive 67/2014/EU – Art. 9, par. 1(e) e (f)

  • Posted Workers Act (Arbeitnehmer-Entsendegesetz – AentG)
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  • Act on the Provision of Temporary Workers (Arbeitnehmerüberlassungsgesetz – AÜG)
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  • Minimum Wage Act (Mindestlohngesetz – MiLoG)
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  • Working Hours Act (Arbeitszeitgesetz)
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  • Act to Combat Undeclared Work and Unlawful Employment (Schwarzarbeitsbekämpfungsgesetz – SchwarzArbG)
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