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Ad-hoc query on Asylum Seekers' Access to the Labour Market

Cover page Austrian Ad Hoc Query
21 Member States provide updated information on their policies & practices with regard to granting asylum seekers' access to the labour market.
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In this compilation of answers to the Austrian ad hoc query, Member States provide updated information as well as future plans on:

  • whether or not they grant asylum seekers access to the labour market
  • whether or not and if so what deadline is set for asylum seekers to access it
  • whether or not they give priority to EU citizens and other legally-resident third country nationals?
  • whether or not they authorize asylum seekers to engage in self-employed activities

Detailed information is to be found in the attached compilation.