POSTING OF WORKERS : DEMONSTRATION IN BRUSSELS AGAINST SOCIAL DUMPING.

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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 period to provide a service. "Every day, across Europe, thousands of posted workers are exploited as cheap labour. High unemployment and difficult living conditions make the countries of Eastern and South-Eastern Europe easy recruitment points for workers who will be sent to other countries, where they become modern-day slaves," explained the European Federation of Building and Wood Workers (EFBWW), the European Transport Workers' Federation (ETF) and the European Federation of...

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