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27 August 2018

VI European Labour Mobility Congress
When and where?

VI edition of the European Labour Mobility Congress will be held on 14-15th of March 2019 in the ICE Kraków Congress Centre. The tradition of holding the Congress on Spring has been restored. Traditionally, for the two days we will keep you busy during our panels and debates with leading European experts on the posting of […]
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VI European Labour Mobility Congress
When and where?

VI edition of the European Labour Mobility Congress will be held on 14-15th of March 2019 in the ICE Kraków Congress Centre. The tradition of holding the Congress on Spring has been restored. Traditionally, for the two days we will keep you busy during our panels and debates with leading European experts on the posting of […]

EP plenary voted for state mandated protectionism – commentary from Stefan Schwarz

Stefan Schwarz – President of the Labour Mobility Initiative, the largest think tank in Europe dealing with labour mobility and services’ mobility on the European Union market: On 29 May, the European Parliament voted to revise the Posting of Workers’ Directive. This is a symbolic moment for the entire Europe. It is for the fact […]

#ProtectionsmIsNotFair Campaign – show your support!

One of the surprises for Guests of the V European Labour Mobility Congress was the campaign: #ProtectionismIsNotFair The campaign was launched at the latest edition of the ELMC, where the participants had an opportunity to participate in a photo-petition and have a picture taken with a signed protest tablet in a dedicated Protest Corner. Aim of […]

Posting of workers: disease or symptom? Speech by prof. Danny Pieters

Keynote Speaker of V ELMC: Prof. Danny Pieters During the V European Labour Mobility Congress we had the pleasure to host as our Special Guest, professor Danny Pieters of KU Leuven. As one of the greatest European experts on social systems, prof. Pieters presented a broad view of the key issues in the middle of this debate. Posting […]

Speech of Martina Dlabajová, MEP

MEP Martina Dlabajová (ALDE, the Czech Republic) couldn’t participate in this year’s edition of ELMC. However, she recorded a short speech adressed to all participants. The video has been displayed on the first day of the Congress.   Dlabajová summed up her work in the European Parliament and ongoing work on the revision of the directive […]

Speech of Commissioner Marianne Thyssen for V ELMC

Commisioner for Employment, Social Affairs, Skills and Labour Mobility in the European Commission, Marianne Thyssen sent us a special speech for the V European Labour Mobility Congress. In her short speech to participants of the Congress, the Commissioner mentioned recent progress in work on legislation concerning the labour market in the European Union. Revision of the directive on posting of […]

Eulogy for Laureates of the Labor Mobilis Honorary Award 2017

Prof. Jozef Pacolet and Frederic De Wispelaere – researchers at HIVA Research Institute for Work and Society of KU Leuven are the laureates of this year’s Labor Mobilis Award. Both scientists were appreciated for their perseverance and impartiality in research on posting of workers whose groundbreaking outcome will allow the facts overcome misperceptions. Here’s the […]

Inaugural address of the President of LMI Stefan Schwarz during V ELMC

Inaugural address of the President of LMI during V European Labour Mobility Congress The idea was that we will have strong economy and they will give us cheap labour. But this doesn’t work, because this cheap labour started to compete with us, and the centre of Europe is never used to competing with its outskirts.  – […]

Watch video from V European Labour Mobility Congress

You could not make it to the V European Labour Mobility Congress? No problem! First day of the Congress was broadcast live, and the full recording (including English translation) is still availiable here. The Congress was inaugurated by representatives of institutions co-hosting the first day of the event, Stefan Schwarz, the President of Labour Mobility Initiative and Jadwiga […]

V European Labour Mobility Congress has come to an end!

After two extremely busy days the fith edition of the European Labour Mobility Congress is now over. The first day began with the speech of the President of the Labour Mobility Initiative, Stefan Schwarz. Next on the stage came representatives of science, politics, public administration and lawyers. Due to the sudden changes in the schedule, Commissioner […]
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