On the 8 May 2019, the Center for Social Research Halle e.V. organised a peer review in the frame of the EEPOW project. The focus of the peer review was on the implementation of the Directive 96/71/EC regarding the mechanisms and procedures for the enforcement of minimum wages for posted workers and the equal pay principle, as well as thee possible countermeasures to circumvention strategies used to undercut minimum wages and the equal pay principle. The event was greeted byWolfgang Beck., Ministry of Labour, Social Affairs and Integration Sachsen-Anhalt (EEPOW Associate Partner) and by Prof. Wolfhard Kohte, Center for Social Research Halle (EEPOW partner). Bettina Wagner, Institute of Economic and Social Research (WSI), Dr. Mathias Maul-Sartori, Judge at the Labour Court Frankfurt (Oder), Annica Wieblitz and Andreas Müller, Main Customs Office Magdeburg presented the German experience, as the host country, on the renumeration of posted workers. While Walter Gagawczuk, Chamber of Labour Vienna, Austria and Quirino Archilletti, FIT CISL Lazio, Italy presented the experience of the peer countries, i.e. Austria and Italy respectively.
The 47th General Assembly Meeting (GAM) of the European Centre closed with a great success with over 50 participants. It was the first GAM 2021 which was open to the public and took place fully virtual for the second time on 19 & 20 October 2021.
The team of the European Centre provided an online training on ‘Innovation in long-term care and quality assurance in delivering social services’ to the Ministry of Labour and Social Protection of Moldova in November 2023.
InCARE aims to develop a coherent and coordinated approach to the development of LTC policy and care services at local and regional level.
In this new Policy brief, the authors present language barriers faced by posted workers in nine European Union countries.
In December 2021, our colleagues provided a training on ageing and long-term care, as part of the Bridge Building Peer Reviews and Trainings project.