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EU Law and the Free Movement of Persons and Goods

April 2, 2016 | Author: | Posted in law, legal issues

RIGHTS OF WORKERS IN MEMBER STATES OF

EUROPEAN UNION

Your Move to Another European Union Country – The Legal Aspects

Global economy demands the emergence of remote management , the potential for investment by companies , the spread of information technologies , the increasing occurrence of demand shifts , have made the businesses to prepare themselves on principles of change management . The need for labour /worker /mobility reforms has been triggered by rapid increased competition stemming from globalization , technological progress , uneven consumer demand and significant growth of the services sector . There are also major variations [banner_entry_middle]

in work culture , organizational behaviour wages , and workforce size at different stages of the production cycle These changes have created a demand for a wider variety of employment contracts . So the member states of the EU must evolve and innovate to meet these challenges

The following document will enlighten you about your rights responsibilities and duties as a citizen of the European Union . The countries that are members of this union are generally referred as the member states

Your move to member states can be categorized as

A visitor on a temporary visit for holidays , site seeing , personal business or family reunion

As an independent migrant worker without any obligation or contract with either a government or non-government organization

A posted worker transferred , relocated or sent on a time-bound project

The year 2006 was designated as the European Year of Workers Mobility ‘ by the European Union . As a citizen of European Union you are entitled to work in any other European Economic Area (EEA ) country without a work permit as a salaried employee or a self-employed individual . The EURES (European Commission Employment and Social Affairs ) job mobility portal has been set-up to assist workers in their quest for migration and mobility within EU . The following countries belong to the EEA : Austria , Belgium , Bulgaria , Cyprus , Czech Republic Denmark , Estonia , Finland , France , Germany , Greece , Hungary , Iceland Ireland , Italy , Latvia , Liechtenstein , Lithuania , Luxembourg , Malta , the Netherlands , Norway , Poland , Portugal , Romania , Slovak Republic Slovenia , Spain , Sweden and the United Kingdom . Switzerland has a bilateral agreement with the EU on the free movement of persons and participates in the EURES network

As an employee or an independent worker , free movement of persons is one of the fundamental freedoms guaranteed by Community law of the European Commission (EC . For workers , this freedom has existed since the foundation of the European Community in 1957 . It is laid down in article 39 of the EC Treaty and it guarantees the right to look for a job in another Member State the right to work in another Member State the right to reside there for that purpose the right to remain there the right to equal treatment in respect of access to employment working conditions and all other advantages which could help to facilitate the worker ‘s integration in the host Member State

Relocating to another country can present certain challenges , working in a foreign language , such as adapting to a new culture , and having to cope with a… [banner_entry_footer]

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