Employment in the European Union

Internal border regions of the eu cover 40 % of eu territory and are home to almost two million frontier workers.

Cross-border workers encounter a number of obstacles in their daily lives, as are the differences in national practices in social security systems, standards and in legal systems. In Addition, public transport in border areas is less developed than within each country, which further complicates the cross-border labour mobility.

Assistance to the EURES cross-border workers to overcome these obstacles to provide financial support to the cross-border partnerships, within the framework of thePlus The European Social Fund (ESF +)

EURES in border regions

EURES Cross-border partnerships and support to EURES cooperation on intra-EU mobility for EEA countries and social partners

Publications on Border Mobility