NEWS 23 April 2020

COVID-19: EU response and effects on EU labour mobility

COVID-19: EU response and effects on EU labour mobility

COVID-19 is having profound impact in the way people live and work across Europe. But what is the EU response to the coronavirus outbreak? And what are the implications for EU’s labour mobility?

ELA has collected some EU official sources of information on these topics, please find them below.

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European Commission: Coronavirus response
Coronavirus: Commission presents practical guidance to ensure the free movement of critical workers
COVID-19: Information for frontier workers and posted workers
European Commission: Guidelines on EU Emergency Assistance on Cross-Border Cooperation in Healthcare related to the COVID-19 crisis
Coronavirus: Commission mobilises all of its resources to protect lives and livelihoods
European Commission: Travel and transportation
A European roadmap to lifting coronavirus containment measures
Eurofound: COVID-19
EU-OSHA: COVID-19: Back to the workplace - Adapting workplaces and protecting workers
Tourism and transport: Commission's guidance on how to safely resume travel and reboot Europe's tourism in 2020 and beyond