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Celebrating EU labour mobility

Oct 22, 2018 | News

(22 October 2018) – Today, the Commission will launch a campaign celebrating several big milestones of the European integration, as the year 2018 marks the 60th anniversary of EU rules on the coordination of social security systems, and the 50th anniversary of the founding regulations on freedom of movement for workers.

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Free movement is one of the most cherished accomplishments of the European Union.

The challenge is to facilitate free movement of workers and protecting their rights, while avoiding social dumping and giving national authorities the tools to fight risks of abuse or cases of fraud.

Several initiatives are on the table – from the revision of the posting of workers directive to the modernisation of the coordination of social security systems and the proposal for a European Labour Authority.

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