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Study in focus: Employment barriers in border regions

15-05-2019

The note summarises key results from a study prepared at reqest of the Employment and Social Affairs Committee. It concludes with a set of policy recommendations including the design of EU funding post-2020.

The note summarises key results from a study prepared at reqest of the Employment and Social Affairs Committee. It concludes with a set of policy recommendations including the design of EU funding post-2020.

Lessons from ESF for ESF+: Workshop summary report

28-09-2018

This briefing summarises presentations and recommendations from a workshop having been organised for the Employment and Social Affairs Committee to support its work on the new regulation. Topics include: absorption, beneficiaries' experience, fighting child poverty, institutional capacity building, the integration of FEAD and YEI.

This briefing summarises presentations and recommendations from a workshop having been organised for the Employment and Social Affairs Committee to support its work on the new regulation. Topics include: absorption, beneficiaries' experience, fighting child poverty, institutional capacity building, the integration of FEAD and YEI.

STUDY IN FOCUS - SKILLS DEVELOPMENT: THE POTENTIAL OF THE EUROPEAN FUND FOR STRATEGIC INVESTMENTS

16-08-2018

This briefing summarises key results from a comprehensive study prepared at reqest of the Employment and Social Affairs Committee. It includes an action plan taking account of the Commission proposal for the new programme InvestEU.

This briefing summarises key results from a comprehensive study prepared at reqest of the Employment and Social Affairs Committee. It includes an action plan taking account of the Commission proposal for the new programme InvestEU.

Study in focus: Fighting child poverty: the role of EU funding

16-08-2018

This briefing summarises key results from a comprehensive study prepared at reqest of the Employment and Social Affairs Committee. It concludes with a set of recommendations how to design EU funding post-2020 in order to better target children living in poverty.

This briefing summarises key results from a comprehensive study prepared at reqest of the Employment and Social Affairs Committee. It concludes with a set of recommendations how to design EU funding post-2020 in order to better target children living in poverty.

Mitigating labour market dualism: Single Open-Ended Contracts and other instruments

16-08-2018

This briefing summarises key results from a comprehensive study prepared at request of the Employment and Social Affairs Committee. It concludes with a discussion of policy options to mitigate the negative side effects of increasing temporary employment.

This briefing summarises key results from a comprehensive study prepared at request of the Employment and Social Affairs Committee. It concludes with a discussion of policy options to mitigate the negative side effects of increasing temporary employment.

European Labour Authority: Structure and tools

15-06-2018

This briefing gives an overview of structures and tools connected with the “European Labour Authority”. Further, it looks at budget to be redeployed due to the planned re-organisation. The note has been prepared in the context of a Workshop on the European Labour Authority held on 24 May 2018 at request of the Employment and Social Affairs Committee.

This briefing gives an overview of structures and tools connected with the “European Labour Authority”. Further, it looks at budget to be redeployed due to the planned re-organisation. The note has been prepared in the context of a Workshop on the European Labour Authority held on 24 May 2018 at request of the Employment and Social Affairs Committee.

European Labour Authority: Workshop summary report

15-05-2018

This briefing gives a summary of presentations and discussions from the workshop “European Labour Authority” held on 24 May 2018 at request of the Employment and Social Affairs Committee. This combined an exchange on the Commission Impact Assessment and on the Initial Appraisal by the European Parliament with a panel of experts focusing on different dimensions: Enhanced enforcement, social security coordination, support for labour mobility (EURES), profile and governance of the planned new agency ...

This briefing gives a summary of presentations and discussions from the workshop “European Labour Authority” held on 24 May 2018 at request of the Employment and Social Affairs Committee. This combined an exchange on the Commission Impact Assessment and on the Initial Appraisal by the European Parliament with a panel of experts focusing on different dimensions: Enhanced enforcement, social security coordination, support for labour mobility (EURES), profile and governance of the planned new agency.

Posting of workers

01-05-2018

As stipulated in the Treaty on the Functioning of the European Union, freedom of establishment and the freedom to provide services guarantee the mobility of businesses and professionals within the EU. However, in order to ensure fair mobility and competition, there are also specific EU laws regulating the rights of posted workers.

As stipulated in the Treaty on the Functioning of the European Union, freedom of establishment and the freedom to provide services guarantee the mobility of businesses and professionals within the EU. However, in order to ensure fair mobility and competition, there are also specific EU laws regulating the rights of posted workers.

Integration of refugees in Austria, Germany and Sweden: Comparative Analysis

01-02-2018

This note presents a comparative analysis of policies and practices to facilitate the labour market integration of beneficiaries of international protection in the main destination countries of asylum seekers in 2015/2016, namely Austria, Germany and Sweden. It focuses on the development of policy strategies to adapt the asylum and integration system to the high numbers of new arrivals. Special attention is given to the political discourse and public opinion on asylum and integration of refugees. ...

This note presents a comparative analysis of policies and practices to facilitate the labour market integration of beneficiaries of international protection in the main destination countries of asylum seekers in 2015/2016, namely Austria, Germany and Sweden. It focuses on the development of policy strategies to adapt the asylum and integration system to the high numbers of new arrivals. Special attention is given to the political discourse and public opinion on asylum and integration of refugees. Innovative approaches with respect to labour market integration are highlighted as well as gaps. Finally, the study includes lessons learned from recent policy developments as well as policy recommendations in order to improve labour market integration of asylum seekers and refugees. The study has been produced at request of the Employment and Social Affairs Committee.

External author

Regina KONLE-SEIDL

Free movement of workers

01-02-2018

One of the four freedoms enjoyed by EU citizens is the free movement of workers. This includes the rights of movement and residence for workers, the rights of entry and residence for family members, and the right to work in another Member State and be treated on an equal footing with nationals of that Member State. Restrictions apply for the public service. The European Labour Authority serves as a dedicated agency for the free movement of workers, including posted workers.

One of the four freedoms enjoyed by EU citizens is the free movement of workers. This includes the rights of movement and residence for workers, the rights of entry and residence for family members, and the right to work in another Member State and be treated on an equal footing with nationals of that Member State. Restrictions apply for the public service. The European Labour Authority serves as a dedicated agency for the free movement of workers, including posted workers.

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