Fines and sanctions
In connection to posting workers of foreign employers to work in the RS, fines may be issued for the following violations:
- the foreign employer carries out the activity in the RS using workers he does not employ, or provides service despite the prohibition of employing foreigners: from 10.000 to 75.000 € for the employer and from 500 to 5.000 € for the responsible person of the employer;
- the foreign employer does not guarantee the rights related to working time, rest and break, night work, minimum annual leave, pay, occupational health and safety, special protection of workers and ensuring equal treatment for the workers posted to work in the RS, according to the regulations of the RS and the generally applicable industry collective agreements: from 3.000 to 20.000 € for the employer and from 450 to 2.000 € for the responsible person of the employer;
- the foreign employer does not register the beginning of providing service in the RS: from 3.000 to 30.000 € for the employer and from 500 to 1.500 € for the responsible person of the employer;
- the foreign employer does not keep necessary documentation in the period of posting or does not provide it at the request of the supervisory body: from 3.000 to 30.000 € for the employer and from 500 to 2.500 € for the responsible person of the employer.
If the employer has received a fine that was finally imposed for a violation from the first or second indent of the previous paragraph, he is at the same time banned from providing services in the RS for two years starting from the day the decree of violation goes into effect.
In accordance with the Aliens Act, every foreigner wishing to reside in the RS must establish residence. If the foreigner is in Slovenia illegally or resides in the RS against the purpose for which the residence permit was issued to him, such a foreigner can be punished with a fine between 800 and 1.200 €.