University of Paris Publishes Research in Labor Economics
2012 APR 13 - (VerticalNews.com) -- "Western Europe is the developed world's most attractive location for the posting of workers. The eastward expansion of the EU has widened the wage gaps between Member States and heightened the risk of social dumping," scientists in Paris, France report.
"The liberalization of posting was initially pursued as part of the strategy for developing the internal market for services. But this came up against strong resistance in some Member States, prompting Community regulators to improve the protection of posted workers," wrote S. Lalanne and colleagues, University of Paris.
The researchers concluded: "As globalization's testing ground for the effects of trade openness, the European internal market shows that safeguards are needed to counterbalance the liberalization of posting."
Lalanne and colleagues published their study in International Labour Review (Posting of workers, EU enlargement and the globalization of trade in services. International Labour Review, 2011;150(3-4):211-234).
For additional information, contact S. Lalanne, Univ Paris Ouest Nanterre Def, Center European & Comparat Legal Studies CEJEC, Paris, France.
The publisher's contact information for the journal International Labour Review is: Wiley-Blackwell, Commerce Place, 350 Main St, Malden 02148, MA, USA.
Keywords: City:Paris, Country:France, Region:Europe, Labor Economics
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