Czech Republic - Subcontracting and the recruitment of cheap labour - April 30, 2016

A report published by the Multicultural Center Prague reveals how subcontracting has become an important form of employment for migrant workers in low-skilled jobs, where labour rights violations have been common. Cases were collected through a number of public hearings with migrant workers as well as interviews and meetings with local stakeholders. The country report focuses on different types of indirect work through subcontracting instead of sector-specific aspects of migrant workers’ labour. It provides cases of labour rights violations from the automobile, electronics and floral industries. Another NGO, the Centre for Integration of Foreigners, has launched a project which aims to both help individual foreign workers fight for their rights and to raise awareness about the problem in society. The NGO also concludes that abuse on the labour market is still one of the most common problems addressed.

English: http://www.migrationonline.cz/czech_republic_country_report.pdf

http://www.radio.cz/en/section/curraffrs/foreign-workers-still-face-widespread-abuse … 

For more information, please contact the editor Jan Cremers, Amsterdam Institute for Advanced Labour Studies (AIAS) cbn-aias@uva.nl or the communications officer at the ETUI, Willy De Backer wdebacker@etui.org. For previous issues of the Collective bargaining newsletter please visit http://www.etui.org/E-Newsletters/Collective-bargaining-newsletter. Since June 2013 readers can consult our archive and search through all articles in our database at www.cbnarchive.euYou may find further information on the ETUI at www.etui.org, and on the AIAS at www.uva-aias.net.

© ETUI aisbl, Brussels 2016. All rights reserved. We encourage the distribution of this newsletter and of the information it contains, for non-commercial purposes and provided the source is credited. The ETUI is not responsible for the content of external internet sites. The ETUI is financially supported by the European Union. The European Union is not responsible for any use made of the information contained in this publication.
This email is sent from www.etui.org.


News Archive

Loading...