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Social Agenda 51 - Fair mobility and social fairness 26/04/2018

Social Agenda 51 - Fair mobility and social fairness

The April issue of our Social Agenda magazine focuses on the notion of fairness: fair cross-border mobility, with the creation of a European Labour Authority; and social fairness with a Recommendation on access to social protection for the almost 40% of people employed in the EU who are either in an “atypical” employment situation or self-employed.

From left to right: Agnes Jongerius, Marianne Thyssen, Zornitsa Roussinova and Elisabeth Morin-Chartier 01/03/2018

Joint statement on the revision of the Posting of Workers Directive

Following the seventh trialogue on the revision of the Posting of Workers Directive, the European Parliament Co-Rapporteurs Elisabeth Morin-Chartier and Agnes Jongerius, Bulgarian Deputy Minister for Labour and Social Policy Zornitsa Roussinova and Commissioner for Employment, Social Affairs, Skills and Labour Mobility Marianne Thyssen jointly stated:

Large group of people seen from above gathered together in the shape of two hands reaching out each other 24/10/2017

Commission welcomes the Council's endorsement of the European Pillar of Social Rights and its general approach to reform the Posting of Workers Directive

At the Employment, Social Policy, Health and Consumer Affairs Council of 23 October in Luxembourg, EU Ministers of Employment and Social Affairs expressed their unanimous endorsement of the European Pillar of Social Rights,

Group of workers with hardhats gathered together 20/07/2016

Posting of Workers: Commission discusses concerns of national Parliaments

The College adopted today a Communication re-examining its proposal for a revision of the Posting of Workers Directive in the context of the subsidiarity control mechanism that several national parliaments triggered in May.

Group of workers with hardhats gathered together
08/03/2016

The Commission presents reform of posting of workers – towards a fair and truly European Labour Market

Today the European Commission is presenting a targeted revision of the rules on posting of workers, as set out in the 2016 Commission work programme.

Supervisor, white-collar worker and business woman standing in front of a laptop. 10/09/2015

Free movement of workers: challenges and opportunities at local level

Reports from four cities examine the impact of free movement of EU workers at a local level, on the basis of studies conducted in Frankfurt, Leeds, Milan and Rotterdam in 2014/2015.

EU social security coordination rules: have your say! 17/07/2015

EU social security coordination rules: have your say!

This week the European Commission has launched a public consultation on the EU rules on social security coordination.

Employees in a power station 17/07/2015

EU labour market developments report: job recovery gains strength

Labour market developments have been improving against the background of a gradual economic recovery in the EU. Unemployment in the EU has continued to fall and job finding rates have modestly improved. However, despite its recent fall, unemployment remains high.

Commission refers Belgium to Court for refusing certificates of workers affiliated in another Member State 26/03/2015

Commission refers Belgium to Court for refusing certificates of workers affiliated in another Member State

The European Commission has decided to refer Belgium to the Court of Justice for refusing to recognise mobile workers' documents certifying that they pay social security in another Member State.

Employment and Social Policy Council on 16 October 15/10/2014

Employment and Social Policy Council on 16 October

The EU's Council of Employment and Social Policy Ministers will meet on 16 October in Luxembourg.


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