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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.

Bottleneck vacancies: more action is needed, says report 19/09/2014

Bottleneck vacancies: more action is needed, says report

The European Commission has published today a study on bottleneck occupations, i.e. jobs where employers have had problems in the past to find and hire staff to fill vacancies, and expect the same in the future.

Report shows worker mobility key to tackle EU demographic and skills challenges 18/09/2014

Report shows worker mobility key to tackle EU demographic and skills challenges

To address the effects of population ageing, the EU will need to close the gender gap and increase the participation of young and older workers in the labour market, but mobility and migration also have a key role to play. This is the main finding of the joint Commission-OECD report on matching economic migration with labour market needs published today.


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