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Demonstration in Brussels against social dumping

January 24, 2013

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(PUBLISHED IN EUROPOLITICS) Several thousand European workers from the building, transport and agri-food industries took to the streets in Brussels, on 23 January, to denounce social dumping and exploitation of posted workers. They demanded better protection for workers sent to a member state other than the state in which they usually work for a limited […]

Italian graduates earned two euros an hour

October 17, 2012

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(PUBLISHED IN CORRIERE DELLA SERA) Call centre owned by 35-year-old treated workers like slaves. NAPOLI – Grottaminarda is a village on the border of the provinces of Avellino and Foggia. It is also the place where financial police officers uncovered a call centre operating on behalf of two leading Italian phone companies. Workers were paid less […]

Home carers planning protest in Ireland

October 15, 2012

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(PUBLISHED IN IRELAND.COM) Home help and home care workers are planning a universal day of action next month aimed at highlighting concerns about Government cuts to services.   The Home Help/Home Care Community Action Group said proposals to reduce services by 450,000 home-help hours would substantially degrade the quality of life of elderly and disabled […]