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02-10-2015 - 13:01


Discussion with George Katrougalos, Greek Minister of Labour and Social Security

08-10-2015 - 16:59
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Study: EU Social and Labour Rights and EU Internal Market Law

28-09-2015 - 12:14
Study EU Social and Labour Rights

EU Social and Labour Rights have developed incrementally, but only in 2009, social and labour rights became legally binding. By contrast, the EU Internal Market has been enshrined in legally enforceable Treaty provisions from 1958. These comprise the economic freedoms guaranteeing said free circulation and a system ensuring that competition is not distorted within the Internal Market (Protocol 27 to the Treaty of Lisbon).

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Hearing on re-shoring Europe - bringing jobs back to Europe

24-09-2015 - 09:43

Microfinance for social inclusion

24-09-2015 - 09:41

Social inclusion of young people

24-09-2015 - 09:27
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23-09-2015 - 15:10
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Chair EMPL Committee

Welcome to the website of the Committee on Employment and Social Affairs (EMPL Committee), of which I am the Chair.

The EMPL Committee is mainly responsible for employment policies and all aspects of social policy, working conditions, vocational training and the free movement of workers and pensioners.

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