Work and residence permits
The topic Work and residence permit primarily focuses on:
▪ national developments of labour migration and recent
policy changes in this area,
▪ the access and rights of migrant workers in the labour market,
▪ tackling unequal or unfair working conditions of migrant workers in practice.
Topic in E-library:
Labour markets are about people. Listen to the stories of migrant and local workers’ struggles for decent work.
In the series “Europe is working” you will hear testimonies of workers beyond their citizenship status sharing their everyday problems at the workplace and possibilities of solidarity and collective actions at work...
Polish trade unionists have already realized the presence of a significant number of foreign workers in the country and are ready to help them. But there are several problems ahead: migrants need legal advice rather than trade union inte...
Press release: Country studies reveal common labour rights violations and possibilities of enforcing migrant workers’ rights in the Visegrad countries.
New research focusing on the patterns of wide-spread Ukrainian labour migration to Visegard Group (V4) countries unveils a common trend of unfavourable working conditions for migrant workers. Labour rights violations, precarious employment and substandard wo...
In September (27-28.11) MKC team gathered with representatives of several NGOs and Universities across Europe for two days preparatory meeting launching the brand new international project.
What bothers migrant workers the most? Unpaid wages, reveals unique research on Ukrainian workers with Polish visa
We are proud to present you with results of our research “Towards stronger transnational labour enforcement cooperation on labour migration” (STRONGLAB). The main output of the research are five country reports giving an insights into patterns of labour migration and rights violations of migrant workers.
How do we better enforce migrant workers’ labour rights? Labour inspectorates must work together, experts agreed
Press Release, Prague, December 11, 2017
Working six days per week, twelve hours per day, lack of possibilities to negotiate even an unpaid leave or lacking health and social insurance. These are the working conditions faced by some migrant workers in the European Union. Even in the Czech Republic, the labour market has been undergoing restructuralization towa...
Do you want a meaningful and fulfilling work? Currently, ...
Foreign workers according to Czech politicians: 8 hours for work, 8 hours for sleep, 8 hours for misdemeanors
The Czech Interior Minister Chovanec has discovered a new border that must be protected. This time it is an interior one, which consists of foreign workers in the industrial cities who "come over more or less without any control", and, in the words of the Chief of Police Tuhý, they "demonstrably" increase crime rates. "Agencies" bring them in, make a profit, and, after workers lose their jobs, ...
Partner: The Galician Foundation for Regional Development
Location: Państwomiasto, ul. Andersa 29, Warszawa
Date: July 1, 2016
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 un...