EMPLOYEES working abroad within the European Union, who require benefits after being forced into a part-time job by their employer, should claim social security from the country of their employment, not their home residence, the European Court of Justice has ruled. Only when they have become completely unemployed, should they claim dole from their EU country of origin, judges said. They set the precedent after hearing the case of a Dutchman, who had been working as a manager in Belgium, but whose contract was changed into that of a part-time ...

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