The NEW European Labour Authority (ELA) will be placed in Bratislava (Slavakia)
The capital of Slovakia received 15 votes out of 28. Four EU countries offered to host the seat of the ELA in the following cities:
The vote took place in the margins of the EPSCO Council meeting in Luxembourg in accordance with the selection procedure agreed by the representatives of member states. The final decision on the ELA’s seat was taken by common agreement of the representatives of member states and reflected the outcome of the vote.
The European Labour Authority is a permanent structure. At its full operational capacity, it will count with approximately 140 staff members, some of them seconded by the Member States and acting as National Liaison Officers.
The ELA will perform the following tasks:
You can access the Authority’s website here: https://ela.europa.eu/index.html