The fundamental right of freedom on movement allows EU citizens to travel and work freely around the bloc. In this episode of Real Economy, the team explore the legal and social security rights of workers who decide to live and work in another EU country. EU social security coordination Around 17 million EU citizens live in an EU-country other than their country of citizenship. 12.4 million of those are of working age, meaning 4 percent of the EU’s working age population live in a another EU country. How can so called EU movers be sure that their social security benefits are guaranteed? EU social security coordination: the four main principles There are four main areas of social security benefits: healthcare, maternity/paternity benefits, unemployment and pension rights. You are covered by the legislation of one country at a time, so you only pay contributions in one country. You have the same rights and obligations as the nationals of the country where you are covered. … [Read more...] about Will I have social security protection if I work in another EU country?
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Lowe’s CEO Marvin Ellison left JCPenney to take over the home-improvement retailer during the summer of 2018. But before he ran JCPenney, he worked for years at major retailers like Home Depot and Target. Take a look at how Ellison went from a college-aged security guard at Target to the CEO of a major retailer. Lowe’s CEO Marvin Ellison can draw on his many years of retail experience. Not only has the longtime executive held plenty of leadership positions over the course of his career, but he also knows what it’s like to work as a store employee at places like Target. Read more: Lowe’s CEO explains why millennials aren’t killing the home-improvement market Ellison became CEO of Lowe’s in 2018. There, he makes a base annual salary of $US1.45 million with $US6 million worth of restricted stock options, according to the Charlotte Business Journal. But as a college student, he started out with a part-time security gig at Target, which only paid … [Read more...] about How Lowe’s CEO Marvin Ellison went from making $4.35 an hour as a Target security guard to running the second biggest home-improvement retailer in the US
When President Donald Trump visits the Texas border town of El Paso on Monday, he'll celebrate the work done by a law enforcement agency whose employees venture to desolate landscapes, receive lackluster overtime pay and encounter dangerous situations every day. Want to join?Story Continued Below Border Patrol's struggles to recruit and keep agents present a seldom-discussed impediment to Trump’s efforts to lock down the U.S.-Mexico border — one that the Trump White House is reluctant to acknowledge. “It’s a tough job," said Rep. Michael McCaul, a Republican whose district stretches from outside Houston to the Austin area and is a former chairman of the House Homeland Security Committee. "You’re down in really harsh conditions and you got some migrants throwing rocks at you.” Shortly after taking office, the president signed an executive order that called for the hiring of 5,000 agents. More recently, his administration pushed a proposal that calls … [Read more...] about The Border Patrol’s recruiting crisis
By Emily DeRuy | [email protected] | Bay Area News Group PUBLISHED: January 16, 2019 at 3:43 pm | UPDATED: January 17, 2019 at 4:38 am Transportation Security Administration workers and other federal employees who work at San Jose International Airport could soon get some relief from the government shutdown that has halted their paychecks. In a special meeting Wednesday afternoon, the San Jose City Council directed the city manager and the director of aviation to move forward with a plan to cover the pay checks of up to around 500 federal employees at the airport through a short-term loan program during the shutdown. While the details will be worked out in the coming days, the money would come from an airport fund and the workers would pay back the money, without interest, when the shutdown ends and they receive backpay from the federal government. The move came as welcome news to TSA agents and other workers. “We applaud San Jose for trying to step up and do the … [Read more...] about San Jose green lights covering TSA workers’ salaries during government shutdown
National 'I'm Scared': TSA Families Fear Bills Due, Lost Security Listen · 5:09 5:09 Toggle more options Download Embed Embed <iframe src="https://www.npr.org/player/embed/683519210/683520749" width="100%" height="290" frameborder="0" scrolling="no" title="NPR embedded audio player"> Facebook Twitter Flipboard Email Enlarge this image Jacinda, whose husband is a TSA officer in Portland, Ore. working during the shutdown without pay, with her two young children. Her family is worried about how they will pay their rent, electric bill and cell phone bills. "I'm scared and I'm trying to be O.K.," she says. "I can't be sad every day for my kids." Courtesy Jacinda hide caption toggle caption Courtesy Jacinda Jacinda, whose husband is a TSA officer in Portland, Ore. working during the shutdown without pay, with her two young children. Her family is worried about how they will pay their rent, electric bill and cell phone … [Read more...] about ‘I’m Scared’: TSA Families Fear Bills Due, Lost Security