Although foreigners have the right to equal treatment in the Czech labour market, in practice, they are more vulnerable for various reasons. In general, access to employment is harder for them, they are paid less for the same work and they tend to be exposed to worse working conditions. At the same time, the migrants' position in the labour market plays a crucial role in their process of integration into society.
The individual texts also address how migrant workers affect the Czech labour market and the impact of their presence on the competitiveness of the local labour force. The whole topic examines these and other often difficult-to-answer questions which labour migration raises.
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Posting of workers is currently one of the most challenging legal phenomena, expressing the clash between the economic origins and the later introduced social dimension of the European Union.
Adl-Cobas Rimini and the Association Rumori Sinistri proposed to the LABCIT partner to cooperate with the goal to create a transnational network with Romanian NGOs aimed at 1. spreading information on labour rights in Italy among Romanian workers who live in Romania and want to migrate to Italy to work in the hospitality industry, and 2. supporting returnees who want to claim their rights ...
Partner: The Multicultural Centre Prague
Location: Tranzitdisplay Gallery, Prague
Date: 16 July 2016
Number of participants: 30
Location: Café Potrvá, Prague
Date: 18 July 2016
Number of participants: 24
Partner: The Polish Social Council
Location: Polnischer Sozialrat e. V., Berlin
Date: July 2-3, 2016
Number of participants: 33
Partner: The Galician Foundation for Regional Development
Location: Państwomiasto, ul. Andersa 29, Warszawa
Date: July 1, 2016
Partner: Polish Social Council, Germany
Location: Europäisches Informationszentrum, Berlin
Date: 4 and 5 December, 2015
Partner: University of Padova
Location: University of Padova
Date: 21 June 2016
Number of Participants: 15
Czech Republic: The nonpayment of wages, working without a job contract, social isolation – this is the reality of EU citizens working in the Czech Republic. How to face it?
Partner: Multicultural center Prague
Location: Ministry of Labour, Prague
Date: 20 June 2016
Number of Participants: 50
Czech Republic: The role of trade unions in the protection of rights of migrant workers: limits and perspectives
Partner: Multicultural Center Prague
Location: Trade Union Main Bulding
Date: 23 May 2016
Number of Participants: 30