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Stamp out undeclared work to boost inclusive labour markets

Undeclared work undermines social systems and employee rights, but good labour market regulation can reintegrate workers and benefit the economy, writes Denis Pennel. 
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Open letter by two Bulgarian professionals to David Cameron

EURACTIV received this open letter to UK Prime Minister David Cameron written by two Bulgarian professionals working in Brussels and London and decided to publish it for being timely and for the quality of the argumentation, without any editing.  
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Reding: “Freedom of Movement is non-negotiable”

EU Justice Commissioner Viviane Reding said on Wednesday that freedom of movement within the EU is 'non-negotiable'. The comments come after UK's Prime Minister David Cameron wrote in the Financial Times that he will announce a crackdown on European Union immigration rules, vowing to deport vagrants, restrict the right of foreign nationals to social benefits and call for new rules to stop “vast migrations” of Romanians and Bulgarians.

Cameron: ‘Free movement in EU needs to be less free’

David Cameron will announce a crackdown on European Union immigration rules, vowing to deport vagrants, restrict the right of foreign nationals to social benefits and call for new rules to stop “vast migrations” of Romanians and Bulgarians, the UK premier wrote in the Financial Times wrote today (27 November).

Commission slams Swiss working restrictions

EU foreign affairs chief Catherine Ashton has criticised decision by the Swiss government to introduce a one-year restriction on workers from several EU countries.

Switzerland slaps restrictions on Eastern EU workers

Switzerland said today (18 April) it would temporarily re-introduce an authorisation requirement for workers coming from the eight East European countries that joined the EU in 2004, a decision that was sharply  criticised by EU foreign policy chief Catherine Ashton.

Belgium complains of ‘social fraud’ by Eastern workers

Belgium has refused to open its labour market to workers from Romania and Bulgaria on the grounds that many nationals of those countries already working there cheat the social benefits system, EURACTIV has learned.