Summarize : The appeal trial of a farmer who employed Senegalese irregularly, making them work up to 13 hours a day without ever paying for them, testifies to the existence of situations close form modern slavery in our land. Yet … Continue reading
Summary: In the Andravida-Kyllini municipality, in 2014, it is a Greek citizen of Syrian origin who was elected mayor. The fact that he immigrated did not hinder his election, as, in the same time, Golden Dawn, fascist party of extreme … Continue reading
Η δίκη της φράουλας στην Μανωλάδα, η ντροπή! Λίγο περισσότερο από έναν χρόνο στην Ελλάδα, εργάτες γης που είχαν προσληφθεί στα φραουλοχώραφα της Μανωλάδας και διεκδίκησαν τα δεδουλευμένα τους, πυροβολήθηκαν από τους επιστάτες. Αυτές οι βιαιοπραγίες, που έλαβαν χώρα σε … Continue reading
In the Oldenburg region, a stronghold of German meat producers, immigrants from Latin America are working in deplorable conditions. A wage dumping that allows Germany to remain competitive.
The workers, who use a lawyer, say they have not been paid for several months and they are asked to sign a paper that would make them give up their rights. Employed by a subcontractor they are paid 3 euros per hour, are working an average of 14 hours per days (sometimes more) and see the price of their homes in a corporate house, taken from their wages. The region is specialized in pig and poultry sectors that employ 25,000 underpaid migrant workers. The promise of the establishment of a minimum wage will not solve the problem if serious and regular checks are not performed.
Video and full article (French) : Reportage : en Allemagne, des immigrés dénoncent “l’esclavage moderne” – France – France 24.
Source : France 24, 2013
January 29th will be a round table concerning seasonal agricultural workers in intensive agriculture. It will take place on the campus of Montpellier SupAgro, Building 9, 208 Amphitheater.
The parliamentary elections will be held in Germany on 22 September. A few days before the election, controversy over social dumping in Germany takes consistency. Summary: The bosses of German slaughter companies justify their use of labor at very low … Continue reading