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Proposal for a Council Recommendation on access to social protection for workers and the self-employed

This Recommendation aims to provide access to adequate social protection to all workers and the self-employed in Member States and to establish minimum standards in the field of social protection of workers and the self employed. Social protection can be provided through a combination of schemes, including public, occupational and private schemes and can involve contributions, in accordance with the fundamental principles of national social protection systems. Member States are competent to define the level of contributions and decide which combination of schemes is appropriate, in accordance with art.153(4) TFEU.

Link to COM(2018) 132 final
Link to SWD(2018) 70 final
Link to SWD(2018) 71 final
Link to SWD(2018) 72 final
Category: Employment » EC Law. Keyword(s): Employment protection; Self-employed. Area(s) of law: Employment.
Source: European Commission.

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