Denmark - IKEA and the working conditions of drivers - May 31, 2017

In the union paper of trade union 3F an article is dedicated to the conflict between IKEA and the transport trade unions. In an upcoming trial at Copenhagen City Court a Romanian haulier employed by BRING Trucking has demanded to be paid a Danish salary and payment in arrears amounting to DKK 1.8 million. The haulage supplier risks the annulment of its contract with IKEA. The 3F Transport section underlines that this is a case of serious underpayment of salary and a breach of EU regulations.

English: https://www.fagbladet3f.dk/artikel/ikea-supplier-risks-getting-fired

The case (in Danish): https://www.fagbladet3f.dk/artikel/ikea-chauffoer-fik-rumaensk ...  

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