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1997/0265(CNS) Supplementary pension rights: safeguard for employed and self-employed persons moving within the Union

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RoleCommitteeRapporteurShadows
Committee Opinion ECON KESTELIJN-SIERENS Marie-Paule (Mimi) (icon: ELDR ELDR)
Committee Opinion JURI FERRI Enrico (icon: PPE PPE)
Committee Opinion LIBE SCHAFFNER Anne-Marie (icon: UFE UFE)
Lead committee dossier:
Legal Basis:
EC before Amsterdam E 235

Events

2009/06/26
   EC - Follow-up document
Details

This report from the Commission concerns the application of Council Directive 98/49/EC on safeguarding the supplementary pension rights of employed and self-employed persons moving within the Community in Bulgaria and Romania, which acceded to the European Union on 1 January 2007.

On 29 June 1998, the Council adopted the aforementioned Directive. This Directive was to be implemented on 25 July 2001 in the 15 old Member States, 1 May 2004 in the 10 States acceding to the European Union on that date and 1 January 2007 in Bulgaria and Romania.

The Commission recalls that Directive 98/49/EC is part of the acquis communautaire that must be transposed into the legal systems of prospective Member States before they join the EU. The answers given by Bulgaria and Romania to the European Commission show that these two States ensured the application of the aforementioned Directive before their accession. For example, the Act amending the Social Insurance Code adopted by Bulgaria on 11 July 2006 and Act 204 adopted by Romania on 22 May 2006 ensure the elimination of any barriers that might have been encountered by migrant workers attempting to safeguard their supplementary pension rights.

Other factors have also made it easier to exercise the right of free movement of workers. For example, Regulation (EC) No 2560/2001 on cross-border payments in euro helps to lower any transaction charges that may apply. Likewise, in the area of cross-border membership, the adoption of Directive 2003/41/EC on the activities and supervision of institutions for occupational retirement provision (IORP Directive) constitutes a substantial measure at EU level. The mutual recognition of supervision of institutions for occupational retirement provision (IORPs), which has been established by the Directive, is a basic condition permitting cross-border activity by these institutions and therefore creating opportunities for cross-border membership.

Furthermore, the Proposal for a Directive on the portability of supplementary pension rights is an additional stage intended to improve the situation of mobile workers by guaranteeing their rights under supplementary schemes.

Note that this proposal has not yet received the unanimous approval necessary for its adoption by the Council and European Parliament.

2009/06/26
   EC - Follow-up document
2006/01/26
   EC - Follow-up document
Details

Pursuant to Article 10 (3) of Directive 98/49/EC ("the Directive"), this report deals with the application of the Directive. The measures to be adopted according to the Directive take into account the special nature and characteristics of supplementary pension schemes. By setting out certain rights for members of such schemes it limits the obstacles to free movement caused by the loss of all or some supplementary pension rights as a result of moving to another Member State to work. The content of the report reflects the situation in the Member States in September 2005.

The directive examines the following issues:

- Equality of treatment as regards preservation of rights under Article 4;

- Guarantee of cross-border payments under Article 5;

- Cross-border membership of posted workers under Article 6;

- Information provided to scheme members under Article 7.

The Commission’s conclusions may be summarised as follows:

- As far as the first two measures for safeguarding of pension rights are concerned – equal preservation and cross-border payments – the analysis of the Member States' responses reveals that these rights were already sufficiently guaranteed in some Member States before the entering into force of the Directive.

Nevertheless, the codification of these rights through the Directive will give more legal certainty, helping workers who are considering whether they will move abroad. Moreover, by enshrining these principles in EU legislation there is a guarantee that the mobile worker will not be confronted with a situation that falls behind the standards set at EU-level.

- The rights laid down in Article 6 not only serve to increase legal certainty, but also provide a simple procedure for allowing a member to continue to build up his supplementary pension entitlements during his period of posting. Therefore Article 6, which allows cross-border membership, serves to provide adequate protection for workers who are temporarily posted to another Member State. It is just as important that this cross-border membership does not become less attractive because the employer or his worker has to pay contributions due to an obligatory pension scheme established in the Member States in which the worker is posted. Accordingly, facilitating cross-border membership of posted workers can be considered as an important step towards facilitating labour mobility in the field of short-term posting within the meaning of Regulation 1408/71/EEC.

- As regards the information provided to scheme members, the impact of the Directive on the Member States' information regulations was important, even if the majority of existing rules already required the provision of information to the minimum level stipulated in Article 7.

- Supplementary pension schemes have not yet developed in all Member States into a significant component of national pension systems. However, many Member States have recently made structural pension reforms which impact on the design of their supplementary pension schemes. These reforms often result in an increasing role for supplementary pension provision in ensuring adequate income protection in old age for citizens of the EU. It is therefore of great importance that the supplementary pension rights of a worker exercising his right to live and work in another Member State become adequately protected.

Following the adoption of the Directive, further legal actions at EU-level have contributed to enhance the exercise of the right of freedom of movement of workers:

Cross-border payments: The first action concerns the guarantee of cross-border payments, net of taxes and transaction charges which may be applicable. Not only the non-receipt of a payment, but also the deduction of high transaction charges before a payment is made to another country, can affect the mobility of workers. Regulation 2560/2001/EC on crossborder payments in euro helps to lower such charges.

Cross-border membership: Directive 2003/41/EC on the activities and supervision of institutions for occupational retirement provision ("IORP Directive", also known as "Pension Fund Directive") was adopted. Mutual recognition of supervision of institutions for occupational retirement provision (IORPs), introduced by the Directive, was a basic condition which allowed cross-border activity of these institutions, and consequently opened possibilities for cross-border membership. Through such provisions, the IORP Directive significantly facilitates crossborder mobility. Cross-border membership has the advantage that the worker can remain in the same scheme while moving to a job in another Member State, so that no change of a scheme takes place. The Commission has also taken the initiative in the field of pension's taxation to eliminate all tax rules that discriminate non-domestic pension funds. (Please see (COM(2001)0214).

Information requirements: in the framework of the IORP Directive, institutions for occupational retirement provision were obliged to provide their scheme members and beneficiaries with a range of information on matters affecting their benefits. However, as the scope of the IORP Directive is not identical to the present Directive, these provisions do not concern all providers of supplementary pension provision.

Perspectives: None of the governments reported that discrimination still existed in domestic and crossborder cases, or that the exercise of the rights relating to postings of workers within the Member States is hampered in practice. However, some problems do exist. These include difficulties in exercising the right to keep contributing to the scheme of origin during the period of posting, and problems which result from different fiscal systems and different rules on the acquisition of rights. The latter refers to what is often called "portability" of supplementary pension rights, i.e. the possibility of acquiring and keeping pension entitlements in the event of professional mobility. In other cases there might be not the problem of vesting but the problem of claiming rights in practice.

However, the present Directive does not address these obstacles to mobility. Thus, obstacles to free movement of workers in the field of supplementary pensions still exist. The Commission has recognised that insufficient portability of supplementary pension rights can create important obstacles to workers' mobility, and therefore to the free movement of workers which is one of the basic rights enshrined in the Treaty. It has accordingly presented a proposal for a directive improving the portability of supplementary pension rights. (COM(2005)0507.)

1998/07/25
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1998/06/29
   EP/CSL - Act adopted by Council after consultation of Parliament
1998/06/29
   EP - End of procedure in Parliament
1998/06/29
   CSL - Council Meeting
1998/06/04
   CSL - Debate in Council
Documents
1998/06/04
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1998/05/27
   EC - Modified legislative proposal
1998/05/27
   EC - Modified legislative proposal published
1998/04/30
   EP - Text adopted by Parliament, 1st reading/single reading
1998/04/30
   EP - Decision by Parliament
Documents
1998/04/29
   EP - Debate in Parliament
1998/04/16
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1998/04/16
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1998/04/16
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1998/04/16
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1998/04/14
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1998/04/08
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1998/03/25
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1998/03/04
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1998/01/22
   EP - FERRI Enrico (PPE) appointed as rapporteur in JURI
1998/01/21
   EP - KESTELIJN-SIERENS Marie-Paule (Mimi) (ELDR) appointed as rapporteur in ECON
1997/12/17
   EP - Committee referral announced in Parliament
1997/12/17
   EP - SCHAFFNER Anne-Marie (UFE) appointed as rapporteur in LIBE
1997/12/15
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1997/12/15
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1997/10/08
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  • date: 2006-01-26T00:00:00 docs: url: http://www.europarl.europa.eu/registre/docs_autres_institutions/commission_europeenne/com/2006/0022/COM_COM(2006)0022_EN.pdf title: COM(2006)0022 url: https://eur-lex.europa.eu/smartapi/cgi/sga_doc?smartapi!celexplus!prod!DocNumber&lg=EN&type_doc=COMfinal&an_doc=2006&nu_doc=22 title: EUR-Lex summary: Pursuant to Article 10 (3) of Directive 98/49/EC ("the Directive"), this report deals with the application of the Directive. The measures to be adopted according to the Directive take into account the special nature and characteristics of supplementary pension schemes. By setting out certain rights for members of such schemes it limits the obstacles to free movement caused by the loss of all or some supplementary pension rights as a result of moving to another Member State to work. The content of the report reflects the situation in the Member States in September 2005. The directive examines the following issues: - Equality of treatment as regards preservation of rights under Article 4; - Guarantee of cross-border payments under Article 5; - Cross-border membership of posted workers under Article 6; - Information provided to scheme members under Article 7. The Commission’s conclusions may be summarised as follows: - As far as the first two measures for safeguarding of pension rights are concerned – equal preservation and cross-border payments – the analysis of the Member States' responses reveals that these rights were already sufficiently guaranteed in some Member States before the entering into force of the Directive. Nevertheless, the codification of these rights through the Directive will give more legal certainty, helping workers who are considering whether they will move abroad. Moreover, by enshrining these principles in EU legislation there is a guarantee that the mobile worker will not be confronted with a situation that falls behind the standards set at EU-level. - The rights laid down in Article 6 not only serve to increase legal certainty, but also provide a simple procedure for allowing a member to continue to build up his supplementary pension entitlements during his period of posting. Therefore Article 6, which allows cross-border membership, serves to provide adequate protection for workers who are temporarily posted to another Member State. It is just as important that this cross-border membership does not become less attractive because the employer or his worker has to pay contributions due to an obligatory pension scheme established in the Member States in which the worker is posted. Accordingly, facilitating cross-border membership of posted workers can be considered as an important step towards facilitating labour mobility in the field of short-term posting within the meaning of Regulation 1408/71/EEC. - As regards the information provided to scheme members, the impact of the Directive on the Member States' information regulations was important, even if the majority of existing rules already required the provision of information to the minimum level stipulated in Article 7. - Supplementary pension schemes have not yet developed in all Member States into a significant component of national pension systems. However, many Member States have recently made structural pension reforms which impact on the design of their supplementary pension schemes. These reforms often result in an increasing role for supplementary pension provision in ensuring adequate income protection in old age for citizens of the EU. It is therefore of great importance that the supplementary pension rights of a worker exercising his right to live and work in another Member State become adequately protected. Following the adoption of the Directive, further legal actions at EU-level have contributed to enhance the exercise of the right of freedom of movement of workers: Cross-border payments: The first action concerns the guarantee of cross-border payments, net of taxes and transaction charges which may be applicable. Not only the non-receipt of a payment, but also the deduction of high transaction charges before a payment is made to another country, can affect the mobility of workers. Regulation 2560/2001/EC on crossborder payments in euro helps to lower such charges. Cross-border membership: Directive 2003/41/EC on the activities and supervision of institutions for occupational retirement provision ("IORP Directive", also known as "Pension Fund Directive") was adopted. Mutual recognition of supervision of institutions for occupational retirement provision (IORPs), introduced by the Directive, was a basic condition which allowed cross-border activity of these institutions, and consequently opened possibilities for cross-border membership. Through such provisions, the IORP Directive significantly facilitates crossborder mobility. Cross-border membership has the advantage that the worker can remain in the same scheme while moving to a job in another Member State, so that no change of a scheme takes place. The Commission has also taken the initiative in the field of pension's taxation to eliminate all tax rules that discriminate non-domestic pension funds. (Please see (COM(2001)0214). Information requirements: in the framework of the IORP Directive, institutions for occupational retirement provision were obliged to provide their scheme members and beneficiaries with a range of information on matters affecting their benefits. However, as the scope of the IORP Directive is not identical to the present Directive, these provisions do not concern all providers of supplementary pension provision. Perspectives: None of the governments reported that discrimination still existed in domestic and crossborder cases, or that the exercise of the rights relating to postings of workers within the Member States is hampered in practice. However, some problems do exist. These include difficulties in exercising the right to keep contributing to the scheme of origin during the period of posting, and problems which result from different fiscal systems and different rules on the acquisition of rights. The latter refers to what is often called "portability" of supplementary pension rights, i.e. the possibility of acquiring and keeping pension entitlements in the event of professional mobility. In other cases there might be not the problem of vesting but the problem of claiming rights in practice. However, the present Directive does not address these obstacles to mobility. Thus, obstacles to free movement of workers in the field of supplementary pensions still exist. The Commission has recognised that insufficient portability of supplementary pension rights can create important obstacles to workers' mobility, and therefore to the free movement of workers which is one of the basic rights enshrined in the Treaty. It has accordingly presented a proposal for a directive improving the portability of supplementary pension rights. (COM(2005)0507.) type: Follow-up document body: EC
  • date: 2009-06-26T00:00:00 docs: url: https://eur-lex.europa.eu/smartapi/cgi/sga_doc?smartapi!celexplus!prod!DocNumber&lg=EN&type_doc=COMfinal&an_doc=2009&nu_doc=283 title: EUR-Lex title: COM(2009)0283 summary: This report from the Commission concerns the application of Council Directive 98/49/EC on safeguarding the supplementary pension rights of employed and self-employed persons moving within the Community in Bulgaria and Romania, which acceded to the European Union on 1 January 2007. On 29 June 1998, the Council adopted the aforementioned Directive. This Directive was to be implemented on 25 July 2001 in the 15 old Member States, 1 May 2004 in the 10 States acceding to the European Union on that date and 1 January 2007 in Bulgaria and Romania. The Commission recalls that Directive 98/49/EC is part of the acquis communautaire that must be transposed into the legal systems of prospective Member States before they join the EU. The answers given by Bulgaria and Romania to the European Commission show that these two States ensured the application of the aforementioned Directive before their accession. For example, the Act amending the Social Insurance Code adopted by Bulgaria on 11 July 2006 and Act 204 adopted by Romania on 22 May 2006 ensure the elimination of any barriers that might have been encountered by migrant workers attempting to safeguard their supplementary pension rights. Other factors have also made it easier to exercise the right of free movement of workers. For example, Regulation (EC) No 2560/2001 on cross-border payments in euro helps to lower any transaction charges that may apply. Likewise, in the area of cross-border membership, the adoption of Directive 2003/41/EC on the activities and supervision of institutions for occupational retirement provision (IORP Directive) constitutes a substantial measure at EU level. The mutual recognition of supervision of institutions for occupational retirement provision (IORPs), which has been established by the Directive, is a basic condition permitting cross-border activity by these institutions and therefore creating opportunities for cross-border membership. Furthermore, the Proposal for a Directive on the portability of supplementary pension rights is an additional stage intended to improve the situation of mobile workers by guaranteeing their rights under supplementary schemes. Note that this proposal has not yet received the unanimous approval necessary for its adoption by the Council and European Parliament. type: Follow-up document body: EC
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