About: undeclared work

German bill to tackle undeclared work and child benefit fraud

German finance minister Olaf Scholz has presented a bill for German customs to be given more employees and powers. EURACTIV Germany’s media partner Der Tagesspiegel reports.
Economy & Jobs 13-07-2018

Use vouchers to combat grey economy, EU report urges government

EU countries should pilot voucher schemes to assess whether they can be used to combat the grey economy, according to a new report.
Economy & Jobs 28-04-2017

Proper voucher use will move people into labour market, EU official says

In light of recent misuse cases reported in Italy, an EU official told EURACTIV.com that vouchers, if properly used, could result in moving more people into the labour market and tackle undeclared work.

Undeclared work increased with the economic crisis

A group of EU member countries will help tackle the problem according to a new opinion by the European Economic and Social Committee (EESC), an advisory body to the EU institutions.

Brussels mulls steps to curb EU shadow economy

The Commission proposed yesterday (9 April) the creation of an EU-wide platform to fight against undeclared work in all 28 member states, to help them share their best practices.

Commission steps up fight against moonlighting

In a new Communication on undeclared work, the Commission recommends that member states learn from each other and co-operate to combat a phenomenon that takes a good deal of what workers earn away from tax collectors and social security cash registers. 
Elections 25-09-2006

Labour immigration takes centre-stage in Austria

Chancellor Wolfgang Schüssel's proposal to open the Austrian labour market for nurses from the country's eastern neighbouring states has brought him into conflict with the Social Democrats and sections of his own party.
Health 10-07-2003

EU ministers ready to tackle Europe’s black economy?

Undeclared work and the synchronisation of EU social policies are the two main discussion points on the agenda of the informal Council meeting on 10-12 July 2003.