Undeclared work: European Commission consultation launched Today the European Commission launched a consultation with representatives of trade unions and employers' organisations on possible future EU measures to prevent and discourage undeclared work through improved cooperation between Member States enforcement authorities, such as labour inspectorates, tax and social security authorities. Such cooperation could include the sharing of best practices on prevention and deterrence measures, identifying common principles for inspections of employers, promoting staff exchanges and joint training and facilitating joint control actions. The consultation will help the Commission to implement its policy objectives to tackle undeclared work, as set out in the [ http://ec.europa.eu/social/main.jsp?langId=en&catId=1039 ]Employment Package on April 2012. The consultation document gives an overview of the main problems arising from undeclared work, reviews recent studies on undeclared work and outlines the objectives and possible content of a future EU initiative to combat undeclared work. This initiative is due to be adopted in the 2nd half of 2013. The employees' and employers' organisations have until 20 September 2013 to submit their views and comments. The consultation document is available in English, French and German [ http://ec.europa.eu/social/keyDocuments.jsp?type=50&policyArea=0&subCategory=0&country=0&year=0&advSearchKey=&mode=advancedSubmit&langId=en ]here. Read more: http://ec.europa.eu/social/main.jsp?langId=en&catId=89&newsId=1936&furtherNews=yes

Undeclared work: European Commission consultation launched

Today the European Commission launched a consultation with representatives of trade unions and employers’ organisations on possible future EU measures to prevent and discourage undeclared work through improved cooperation between Member States enforcement authorities, such as labour inspectorates, tax and social security authorities. Such cooperation could include the sharing of best practices on prevention and deterrence measures, identifying common principles for inspections of employers, promoting staff exchanges and joint training and facilitating joint control actions.

 

The consultation will help the Commission to implement its policy objectives to tackle undeclared work, as set out in the [ http://ec.europa.eu/social/main.jsp?langId=en&catId=1039 ]Employment Package on April 2012.

The consultation document gives an overview of the main problems arising from undeclared work, reviews recent studies on undeclared work and outlines the objectives and possible content of a future EU initiative to combat undeclared work.

This initiative is due to be adopted in the 2nd half of 2013.

 

The employees’ and employers’ organisations have until 20 September 2013 to submit their views and comments.

 

The consultation document is available in English, French and German [ http://ec.europa.eu/social/keyDocuments.jsp?type=50&policyArea=0&subCategory=0&country=0&year=0&advSearchKey=&mode=advancedSubmit&langId=en ]here.

Read more: http://ec.europa.eu/social/main.jsp?langId=en&catId=89&newsId=1936&furtherNews=yes