EMCC European Monitoring Centre on Change

European Labour Authority

European Labour Authority

Geographic Location

Country: Slovakia
Region: Bratislavsky kraj; Bratislavsky kraj
Location of affected unit(s): Bratislava


Sector: Other services
Activities of extraterritorial organisations and bodies
99.00 - Activities of extraterritorial organisations and bodies

Employment Effects

Announcement Date: 09-07-2019
Type of Restructuring: Business expansion
Employment Effect Start: 01-10-2019
Foreseen End Date: 01-01-2024
Planned Job Creation: 140

Additional Information

The European Labour Authority (ELA), whose new headquarters are located in the Slovak capital Bratislava, has begun recruiting for employees. ELA is an EU agency that aims at enforcing EU norms on labour mobility and that is part of the European Pillar of Social Rights. The authority is planned to reach full operational capacity with 140 employees by 2024 and it has recently advertised offers for six positions. According to the Slovak Minister of Labour, Social Affairs and Family, the first 26 employees are expected to be in office by 1 October 2019 and some of them will relocate from Brussels.