Is EU free movement a curse or a blessing? The case of Austria

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Series Details 21.02.17
Publication Date 21/02/2017
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Austria’s government has recently raised the prospect of altering employment rules to ensure workers already in the country are given priority for new jobs over workers in other EU states. Paul Schmidt writes that while immigration to Austria has risen rapidly over the last decade, the country still benefits from free movement, and increasing economic convergence within the EU would go some way toward addressing the problem.

Source Link http://blogs.lse.ac.uk/europpblog/2017/02/21/eu-free-movement-curse-or-blessing-austria/
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ESO: Background information: Austrian government approves new employment rules http://www.europeansources.info/record/austrian-government-approves-new-employment-rules/

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