Jane Rapin LLB LLM Solicitor (non-practising) con Free Movement of Workers and the Move Towards True EU Citizenship (English Edition)
‘…removing obstacles which impeded free movement’ and ‘finding ways to ensure that workers and their families became integrated into the host state’ has led to a ‘change of perspective’. ‘Workers were no longer simply viewed as factors of production needed to fulfil the objectives of the common market. Now they were seen as EU citizens with rights enforceable against the host state’. (Catherine Barnard EC Employment Law 3rd Edition Oxford University Press – p. 171.)
This is a critical discussion of these statements in the context of the rights of free movement of persons and derogations there from.