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Other Acts P6_TA-PROV (2011)0455 (25/10/2011)

Type: Acts of the European Union: European Parliament resolution on promoting workers' mobility within the European Union

Authority: European Authorities - European Union: European Parliament

Date: 10/25/2011

Subject: The European Parliament calls upon the Commission, to further promote labour mobility by presenting a long-term, comprehensive, multidisciplinary, mobility strategy to ban all existing legal, administrative and practical barriers to free movement of workers; requests a consistent, efficient and transparent policy focused on the requirements of the labour market and economic trends; it notes that the right of free movement of workers cannot be viewed in isolation from other rights and basic principles of the EU and that respect for the European social model and the rights guaranteed in the European Convention on Human Rights, as reflected in the EU Charter of Fundamental Rights, will offer the possibility of decent jobs, adequate working conditions, including protection and safety at work, social security rights, equal treatment, reconciliation of family and working life and the freedom to provide services; stresses that the right to vote in local, regional and European elections is an essential element of these rights and calls for better implementation; notes that the right to vote in national elections of the Member States of origin may be lost, believes consideration should be given to this issue; it Acknowledges and stresses the importance of public employment services, and in particular the EURES system and network, for promoting labour mobility across the EU.

Classification: Freedoms - Art. 15 Right to work - Equality - Art. 21 Non discrimination - Solidarity - Art. 29 Free placement service - Art. 34 Social security - Citizens’ rights - Art. 45 Freedom of movement

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