About: free movement of workers

Economy & Jobs 01-12-2016

Luxembourg MEP: Associate citizenship for Brits is ‘an offer, not an obligation’

Many fear that the UK's decision to leave the EU will strip British citizens of their right to free movement around the bloc. EURACTIV Germany spoke to the MEP trying to protect that right.

Lalko Dulevski: Bulgarians are not emigrants at heart

The Bulgarian Economic and Social Council (ESC) suggested that the country's government implement a number of economic measures to encourage Bulgarians living abroad to return home. EURACTIV's Bulgarian partner portal Dnevnik.bg talked to ESC Chairman, Professor Lalko Dulevski, about the proposals.

Workers’ movement ‘blocked for political, not economic reasons’

Member states lock workers from Central and Eastern Europe out of their labour markets, in spite of research which suggests that both sides would benefit from granting them access. In two reports, the European Citizen Action Service (ECAS) questioned the rationality of these so-called transitional measures. In an exclusive interview with EURACTIV.com, ECAS Director Tony Venables explains the pros and cons of workers' mobility in Europe.