Migration in Central and Eastern Europe
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.
On Friday, March 20th 2015, a meeting was held addressing the field of EU citizenship and labour law compliance. Despite the fact that EU citizens working in another member state are entitled to equal rights, in reality this is not always the case, as many cases of serious labour law violation show. In the end, this is a threat also for the local standards in the area of remuneration and labour...