The Council reached an agreement on posting of workers directive. The new piece of law ensures the rights of posted workers, fair competition and a well functioning Single Market.
On 19 October, EU leaders agreed to consolidate the current strategy to control migration flows. They also said they were "ready to do what it takes for Europe to go digital". On 20 October, they endorsed the Leaders' Agenda and they agreed to start internal preparations for the 2nd phase of the Brexit talks.