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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Across Europe, mobile EU workers are experiencing various types of labour rights violations and exploitation which form serious obstacles to their rights as mobile EU citizens. In our project “LABCIT” we are “testing” the ability of European citizenship to be extended to work situations through a series of public hearings with workers and stakeholders across 6 countries (Czech Republic, G...
Call for abstracts: 3rd CDCDI International Conference “Changing migration policies: national perspectives and supra-national strategies”
The Research and Information Center on Immigrant Integration (CDCDI) of the Romanian Association for Health Promotion (ARPS), launches the call for its 3rd international conference on migration, to be held in Bucharest, on 10 – 11 November 2016. The topics of this edition are included under the broader theme Migration and the EU Migration and Development Labour Migration IntegrationRomaniaarticles
On Monday 4th of April 2016, SOLIDAR and its partner Multicultural Center Prague (MKC Prague) held a conference to present five country reports on labour rights violations from the LABCIT project and to present SOLIDAR’s vision of high social safeguards.
Partner: University of Padua
Date: 23 and 24 of October, 2015
Romania: New Labour Rights Violations After the EU Adhesion – from Bogus Self Employment to Severe Exploitation
Date: 11 and 12 December, 2015.
Partner: Diversity Development Group
Location: Vilnius, Lithuania
Date: 29 and 30.10.2015
Location: Public Defender of Rights Office (Ombudsman), Brno
Date: November 27 and 28
Patterns of Labour Rights Violations in 5 EU countries: Hearings with Migrant Workers and Policy Makers
As part of the “Testing EU Citizenship as Labour Citizenship: From Cases of Labour Rights Violations to a Strengthened Labour-Rights Regime” project co-funded by the European Union...
As part of the “Testing EU Citizenship as Labour Citizenship: From Cases of Labour Rights Violations to a Strengthened Labour-Rights Regime” project co-funded by the European Union under the Europe for All Citizens Programme, 5 partner countries including Czech Republic, Romania, Italy, Lithuania and Germany, are Hearings with migrant workers from various economic sectors.