Slovenia Should be Exempt from 7 Yr Restriction on Labour Movement, Says Study

Ljubljana, 28 May - An analysis of factors influencing the migration of the labour force and other persons carried out by the Ljubljana Institute for Economic Research indicates that Slovenia shares more with Cyprus and Malta than with the post-Socialist countries of Eastern Europe. That is why Slovenia should also be treated similarly to Cyprus and Malta in regard to the EU's demand for a seven-year restriction on the free movement of the labour force from the future EU member states. Cyprus and Malta are the only two countries which would be exempt from the proposed transition period, according to the current proposal.

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