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The European Liberal Forum in cooperation with the Institute for Politics and Society hosts a business breakfast called On the Move or at a Dead End?

The European Commission’s introduction of the Mobility Package has been met with a mixed reception. The new legislation imposes greater restrictions on the road transport sector, which could massively damage businesses who rely on cross-border transportation. One of the changes entitles drivers to be paid the local remuneration level including all benefits if they work at least for 3 days in a month within a country. For small businesses in particular, these cost surges could lead to their closure, which has prompted accusations of protectionism.

Who will benefit and who will lose from the implementation of the Mobility Package? How will the implementation of these rules work in practice? What will be the consequences for the European market? What will the real cost of the Mobility Package for Czech businesses, and businesses across the union? What can be done to protect small businesses?


Martina Dlabajová, Member of the European Parliament; Member of the Committee on Employment and Social Affairs (EMPL), ALDE/ ANO, Vice President of ELF

Marek Benio, Vice President, Labour Mobility Initiative

The event will be held on 27 April 2018 and the working language is English without translation. The event is by invitation only. 

An event organised by the European Liberal Forum (ELF) with the assistance of the Institute for Politics and Society. Co-funded by the European Parliament. The European Parliament is not responsible for the content of the programme, or for any use that may be made of it. These views do not necessarily reflect those of the European Parliament and/or the European Liberal Forum.