Belgium - Transport union publishes Black Book on social dumping - September 30, 2017

Transport trade union BTB published its first Black Book on social dumping in 2010, followed by a second publication in 2012. These Black Books are quoted by the inspection services as a source of inspiration. After years of impartial investigations and on-site visits, BTB presents the third edition of the Black Book. The book documents how many transport businesses have set up letterbox companies, mainly in Slovakia, obliging Eastern European drivers to work for months on end in Belgium and to live in appalling conditions.

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