Latest update of MISSOC information (as of January 2021) on national social protection systems now available
Information in the MISSOC (Mutual Information System on Social Protection) database has recently been updated.
Mobility within EU increased in 2019, labour mobility report shows
The European Commission published today the Annual Report on Intra-EU Labour Mobility 2020.
EU-UK reach draft trade and cooperation agreement
On 24 December 2020, the European Union and the United Kingdom reached an agreement in principle on the EU-UK Trade and Cooperation Agreement.
Coronavirus: European Commission calls for action in protecting seasonal workers
The European Commission presented today guidelines to ensure the protection of seasonal workers in the EU in the context of the coronavirus pandemic. It provides guidance to national authorities, labour inspectorates, and social partners to guarantee the rights, health and safety of seasonal workers, and to ensure that seasonal workers are aware of their rights.
Commission adopts report on application of supplementary pension rights directive
The report evaluates the application by Member States of the 2014 directive, which aims to make it easier for mobile workers to obtain and maintain supplementary pension rights
Coronavirus: Commission presents practical guidance to ensure the free movement of critical workers
The Commission has issued new practical advice to ensure that mobile workers within the EU, in particular those in critical occupations to fight the coronavirus pandemic, can reach their workplace.
2019 statistical reports on social security coordination published
The EU rules on social security coordination protect the social security rights of mobile citizens. The latest statistical reports on social security coordination have now been published. These reports provide an overview of the data provided by Member States on the functioning of these rules.
Latest labour mobility report shows more Europeans than ever are living and working abroad
According to the Commission's 2019 annual Report on intra-EU Labour Mobility, there were 17.6 million EU-28 ‘movers' in 2018, of which 12.9 million persons were of working age (20-64 years).
Updated MISSOC information on national social protection systems now available
Updated information (as of July 2019) on social protection systems in all EU Member States, Liechtenstein, Norway and Switzerland – including brief descriptions of their organisation and information on the social protection of the self-employed – is now available in English, French and German on the MISSOC website.
European Labour Authority starts its work
The European Labour Authority starts its activities today with an inaugural ceremony and the first meeting of its Management Board.