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Economy & Jobs 29-07-2014

EU to “scrutinise” Cameron’s plan of curbing EU migrant benefits

The European Commission said on Tuesday it will 'scrutinise” whether plans by British Prime Minister David Cameron of curbing EU migrants' access to unemployment and child benefits are complaint with EU law
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Economy & Jobs 21-05-2014

Germany can deny social benefits to non-German EU nationals, EU top court says

A European Court of Justice legal adviser said on Tuesday that Germany may refuse nationals of other Member States ‘social security benefits for jobseekers who are in need of assistance, on the basis of a general criterion that demonstrates the absence of a genuine link with the host Member State,
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Economy & Jobs 13-01-2014

Commission releases guide on social benefits for EU migrants

Brussels published on Monday a new guide on social benefits for EU migrants, amid a fierce debate on immigration across Europe. The guide aims to clarify the worker's place of residence and therefore, which country is responsible for providing social welfare. It comes at a a time when countries like the UK are trying to reduce the social benefits EU migrants can claim. With the European elections in sight, fears of what some already call 'benefit tourism' are spreading across the continent.
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