Employment of EU/EEA citizens in Bulgaria

Directive 2014/54/EU of the European Parliament and of the Council of 16 April 2014 on measures facilitating the exercise of rights conferred on workers in the context of freedom of movement for workers includes provisions that facilitate the uniform application and enforcement in practice of the rights conferred by Article 45 of the Treaty on the Functioning of the European Union (TFEU), and Articles 1-10 of Regulation (EU) № 492/2011. The Directive applies to EU citizens exercising these rights, and members of their families (“Union workers and members of their families’).
Directive 2014/54 / EC applies to the following matters, as set out in Articles 1-10 of Regulation (EU) № 492/2011, on the free movement of workers:
a) access to employment;
b) conditions of employment and work, in particular as regards remuneration, dismissal, health and safety at work, and, if Union workers become unemployed, reinstatement or re-employment;
c) access to social and tax advantages;
d) membership of trade unions and eligibility for workers’ representative bodies;
e) access to training;
f) access to housing;
g) access to education, apprenticeship and vocational training for the children of Union workers;
h) assistance afforded by the employment offices.
In this section you will find accessible information on regulations, requirements, procedures and the practical aspects of employment of EU/EEA citizens in Bulgaria.

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