FRANCE – Medical Exam No Longer Required for Certain Categories

Posted on August 28, 2014

As a result of a new ruling from August 18th, 2014, several categories of permits are now exempt from the medical examination requirement. The holders of the following categories of permits will no longer be required to undergo the medical… Read more »

FRANCE – New Requirements for Posting Workers to France

Posted on August 21, 2014

In 1996, an EU directive was created to exempt workers posted within the EU from standard work authorization requirements. Over time, this directive has shown to require stricter enforcement. Consequently, in May of 2014, the EU announced a new EU… Read more »

IRELAND – New Employment Permit Bill Signed Into Law

Posted on August 4, 2014

On July 25th, 2014, Irish President, Michael Higgins, signed the Employment Permits (Amendment)Bill 2014 into law. The recently enacted law, created to make significant changes to Ireland’s Employment Permit (EP) system, will go into effect on September 1st, 2014. Part… Read more »