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Introduction to European Social Security Law 2nd ed

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ISBN13: 9789041110336
ISBN: 904111033X
Published: October 1998
Publisher: Kluwer Law International
Country of Publication: UK
Format: Hardback
Price: Out of print

The social security law of the European Union (EU) has become of vital significance to persons living or working in EU Member States. The creation of the European Economic Area and the start of the task of accession of the candidate Members (Eastern European countries) have further increased its impact.;This book describes EU social security law, beginning with the rules relevant to migrant workers. Coverage includes Regulation 1408/71 and 574/72 and the case law of the Court of Justice of the EC.

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Part I Co-ordination: introduction - why is co-ordination necessary?; a brief overview of non-EU co-ordination instruments; the European Union and the European economic area; the structure of regulation 1408/71; the territorial scope of regulation 1408/71; persons covered by regulation 1408/71; benefits covered by regulation 1408/71; the general rules for determining the legislation applicable; the rules on posting in regulation 1408/71; the equal treatment provisions of Artical 48 and regulatiohn 1408/71; the equal treatment provisions of regulation 1612/68; residence requirements; the general rules against overlapping; sickness and maternity benefits; invalidity, survivors' and old-age pensions; family benefits and child benefits and child benefits; unemployment benefits; association agreements of the EU with co-ordination provisions; some conclusions on the development of co-ordination law. Part II Harmonization: harmonization initiatives outside the framework of the EU; harmonization initiatives of the European Union; equal pay for men and women - article 119; directive 79/7 concerning equal treatment of men and women; equal treatment of men and women - the other directives; freedom of movement of services and social security; towards a social Europe?.