Ireland -Abuses of recruiter Atlanco Rimec investigated -November 06, 2014

The national TV channel has investigated the practices of international recruiter Atlanco Rimec, notorious for its treatment of workers. By using a labyrinth of cross-border posting relationships (for instance Polish workers recruited on the basis of a social security certificate from Cyprus) the payment of social security costs is circumvented.

The national TV channel has investigated the practices of international recruiter Atlanco Rimec, notorious for its treatment of workers. By using a labyrinth of cross-border posting relationships (for instance Polish workers recruited on the basis of a social security certificate from Cyprus) the payment of social security costs is circumvented. Interviews with individual workers illustrate how the social dumping practices are completed with poor living and housing conditions and the non-respect of pay and other working conditions.

English: http://www.rte.ie/news/player/2014/1106/20677365-the-treatment-of-foreign ...  


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