Addressing labour market shortages by integrating third-country workers into the European labour market

We close the thematic chapter on Social Europe with an acticle by Amy Weatherburn, Post-Doctoral Researcher at ULB’s Centre de droit européen.

In her article, Amy Weatherburn analyzes one of the key issues in the forthcoming European elections: Amidst the growing anti-migration political rhetoric, the EU must act to tackle labour market shortages necessitating a seemingly paradoxical reliance on an extra-EU workforce and, inevitably, a rights-based approach to migration that does not leave foreign workers at risk of exploitation.

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