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We will defend our position to the end, Polish PM warns Macron

Staff Writer |
Poland will maintain its position on the European Union's posted workers directive, Prime Minister Beata Szydlo has said, as French President Emmanuel Macron attempts to rally other low-wage EU states to agree to changes to the rule.

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"We will defend our position to the end, because it is a position that is in the interest of Polish workers," Szydlo told reporters in Warsaw.

Her comments come as French President Emmanuel Macron is rallying other low-wage eastern EU states to agree to an overhaul of the rules of the so-called Posted Workers Directive.

It currently allows firms to send temporary workers from low-wage countries like Poland to other member states without paying local social charges.


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