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Economy & Jobs 16-09-2021

EU sweetens its Blue Card for foreign professionals

The EU's Blue Card giving eligible foreign professionals the right to live and work in the bloc is being made more attractive under modifications approved Wednesday (15 September) by the European Parliament.
Economy & Jobs 18-05-2021

EU reaches draft deal to facilitate entry of high-skilled workers

The European Union on Monday (17 May) reached a provisional agreement that could make it easier for highly skilled workers from outside the EU to live and work in the 27-country bloc.
Economy & Jobs 26-02-2021

Don’t forget the 95% – why Europe needs to seize opportunities of labour migration

Migrant workers play a crucial role in the functioning of our society. It is time the EU shifted its narrative and policy approach from border management and control to investing in regular channels for migration, writes Damian Boeselager.
Future EU 24-01-2018

Italian, Greek PMs rebuke Europe à la carte on migration

Greek Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras and Italian Premier Paolo Gentiloni told business leaders in Davos on Wednesday (24 January) that migration cannot be solved by countries alone, it needs a concerted action, but also public-private investments.
Maria João Rodrigues
Development Policy 17-09-2015

Rodrigues: Juncker must flex muscle with member states

As the European Parliament adopts its first joint resolution on the Commission work programme to be presented in October, Portuguese MEP Maria João Rodrigues said Juncker must take leadership and restore political dynamism in the EU.
23-04-2015

Migration: What the European Council should decide after the tragedy in the Mediterranean

The European Council will have to make crucial decisions regarding the future of the EU in the fields of migration, asylum and border protection, said Elmar Brok MEP. Otherwise, the Mediterranean will remain the deadliest route on the globe.

Employers, unions at odds over international staff transfers

Multinational companies and unions are struggling to find common ground on European Commission proposals for an EU directive on intra-corporate transfers (ICTs), which aims to make it easier for key staff members with special skills to work in the EU on a temporary basis.

EU liberal chief: There’s a way out of Europe’s immigration dilemma

Tackling demographic change is not only about choosing the right policy mix between raising the retirement age and accepting immigrants, but also fighting prejudice and building partnerships with Mediterranean countries, said Annemie Neyts-Uyttebroeck, president of the European Liberal Democrat and Reform (ELDR) party, in an interview with EURACTIV.