The agenda items include proposals on minimum requirements on maximum daily and weekly driving times, minimum breaks and daily and weekly rest periods, on positioning by means of tachographs, on amending Regulation (EC) No 1071/2009 and Regulation (EC) No 1072/2009 with a view to adapting them to developments in the sector as well as a presidency non-papers on posting drivers in the road transport sector and on the way forward on the social and market pillars of the mobility package.
The national court must determine that place in the light of all the relevant circumstances, an employee’s ‘home base’ being a significant indicator to that effect.
Answer given by Ms Bulc on behalf of the Commission to a question (Rule 130) by Rina Ronja Kari (GUE/NGL) on “Promotion of Ryanair by Commissioner Violeta Bulc”.
The recently published (September 2017) ‘Seafarer Statistics in the EU – Statistical review (2015 data STCW-IS)’ represents a snap-shot of the European labour market in terms of the number of seafarers holding valid certificates and endorsements in 2015. This is the second year in repect of which such data is available. As more data is collected in the coming years, this will make possible trend analysis that should hopefully contribute to a better understanding of the maritime labour fource in Europe