Posting of workers at CEPS Ideas Lab in Brussels

At the moment in Brussels takes place two-day CEPS Ideas Lab conference. Theme of this year’s edition is Europe – Back on Track. 

A lot of great European experts participate in the conference, including representatives of Labour Mobile Initiative board – president Stefan Schwarz and vice-president Marek Benio, PhD. The main point of the CEPS Ideas Lab first day’s program was panel with the President of the European Commission Jean-Claude Juncker. Afternoon meetings were full of thematic sessions related to economics, energetics, financial or institutional issues in the European Union. On Friday morning there is a planned session within the topic of „Social Europe” concerning posting of workers: „The proverbial posted worker: social dumping or fair competition?”. Leaders of the discussion will be:

  • Ylva Johansson – Swedish Minister for Employment, one of the most involved person in the works of EPSCO Council, supporter of tightening up regulations on posting of workers
  • Jan Cremers – senior researcher at University of Tiliburg, one of the most implacable critic of the posting of workers, representing trade unions point of view
  • Marek Benio, PhD – vice – president of LMI (Cracow University of Economics)

Discussion will be moderated by Matthias Busse, who was our guest in Cracow during V European Labour Mobility Congress.

Conference is organized by CEPS (Centre for European Policy Studies), think tank established in 1983 based in Brussels. They carry out state-of-the-art policy research, addressing the challenges facing Europe. The event may be followed here.

Labour Mobility Initiative

Labour Mobility Initiative is Europe’s largest think thank dealing with work, mobility and posting of workers. Since 2013 it has been bringing together scholars, enterpreneurs, trade unions and public administration to create the only Polish and the largest European substantive forum for exchanging knowledge on the posting of workers in the framework of freedom to provide services. more >>>