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27/06/2011 - 28/06/2011

Conference on Fundamental Social Rights and the Posting of Workers in the Framework of the Single Market

Conference on Fundamental Social Rights and the Posting of Workers in the Framework of the Single Market © Pedro Salaverria under license of Shutterstock.com

The Directorate General for Employment, Social Affairs and Inclusion of the European Commission will organise a conference entitled "Fundamental Social Rights and the Posting of Workers in the Framework of the Single Market" in Brussels on 27-28 June 2011.

The Conference will discuss:

1) the exercise of fundamental social rights in cross-border situations

2) the implementation of the Posting of Workers Directive 96/71

The afternoon of the first day will be devoted to the balance between fundamental social rights and economic freedoms, including political level key speeches and a panel gathering social partners and representatives of international organisations.

The second day will cover the implementation of the posting of workers Directive and the presentation, by the authors, of the results of three recent studies launched by the Commission in 2010.

The event will include four simultaneous workshops covering:

  • Posting of workers – regulatory aspects
  • Social and economic impact of the posting of workers
  • Administrative cooperation
  • Enforcement aspects

The conference will gather about 250 participants and speakers representing governments and national administrations from EU and EFTA/EEA countries, social partners at EU and national level, EU institutions and international organisations as well as academics and researchers.

Participation is by invitation only. All the conference papers/presentations will be uploaded on this page immediately after the event.

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  • City: Brussels (Belgium)
  • Address: Crowne Plaza Brussels, Rue Gineste 3