• CONTENTS
  • INTRODUCTION
  • FREE MOVEMENT OF WORKERS u0096 THE TRANSITIONAL PERIOD
  • How does the transitional arrangement operate? What is covered and what is not?
  • How then will individuals who wish to work outside their home country be affected by the transition arrangement?
  • What is the situation in Member States at the moment?
  • How will community preference work in practice?
  • WORKERS RIGHTS UNDER THE EU ACQUIS
  • What are the practical steps that must be undertaken by an EU citizen today to work in another Member State?
  • If an EU citizen wishes to work in a future Member State after accession, what are the practical steps to be taken?
  • If an EU citizen from a future Member State wishes to work in a current Member State, while the transition arrangement is in force, what are the practical steps to be taken?
  • Workers families
  • MUTUAL RECOGNITION OF PROFESSIONAL QUALIFICATIONS
  • What is meant by professional recognition?
  • When does professional recognition apply?
  • Why is the mutual recognition of professional qualifications necessary?
  • Are Member states obliged to regulate professional activities?
  • Is there any transitional period foreseen in this field?
  • Will mutual recognition be automatic?
  • Will acquired rights of practising professionals be respected?
  • How long does the recognition process take?
  • Are diplomas from countries other than EU States recognised?
  • Are linguistic requirements admissible?
  • CITIZENS' RIGHTS
  • Residence rights
  • What formalities are involved in the right of residence?
  • What are the implications of proposals in the pipeline?
  • CO-ORDINATION OF SOCIAL SECURITY