Denmark -Outsourcing of cleaning work demarcates end of the fulltime job -July 02, 2013

Research by public services union FOA shows that cleaners, who perform work that has been outsourced to cleaning companies, are no longer able to attain one fulltime job. In response, some cleaners have seen their hours drastically reduced, whereas others have been forced to work two jobs. FOA reports that cleaners taking on two jobs regularly work from six in the morning to seven in the evening.



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