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union preference

Definition(s)

The preference given by an EU Member State to workers who are nationals of other EU Member States over workers who are nationals of third countries in regard to access to their labour market.

Source(s)

Derived by EMN from Act of Accession 2005 (Annexes VI, Art. 14 and VII, Art. 14 to Art. 20 of the Protocol concerning the conditions and arrangements for admission of the Republics of Bulgaria and Romania to the European Union)

Translations

  • BG: преференции на ЕС
  • CS: zásada upřednostňování pracovníků ze zemí EU
  • DE: Unionspräferenz
  • EL: Ενωσιακή προτίμηση
  • EN: union preference
  • ES: Preferencia de la Unión Europea
  • ET: liidu eelistamine
  • FI: unionin etuuskohtelu
  • FR: préférence communautaire
  • GA: tús áite do shaoránaigh de chuid an Aontais
  • HU: uniós preferencia
  • IT: preferenza comunitaria
  • LT: bendrijos pirmumo principas
  • LV: Savienības priekšrocības princips
  • MT: Bi preferenza għall-Unjoni
  • NL: Unie preferentie
  • PL: preferencja unijna
  • PT: preferência da União Europeia
  • SK: zásada uprednostňovania občanov Únie / únijná preferencia
  • SL: prednost Unije
  • SV: unionsföreträde
  • NO: fortrinn for borgere av EU/EFTA-land (b); fortrinn for borgarar av EU/EFTA-land (n)

Synonym(s)

  • Community preference

Narrower Term(s)

Note(s)

Before the entry into force of the Lisbon Treaty, the term ‘community preference’ was the preferred term to use.