Denmark - Tackling social dumping - September 30, 2018

Labour shortages in many sectors of the labour market make employers increasingly looking for workers outside of the country’s borders. Trade unions worry about this development, fearing an increase in social dumping unless stricter controls of foreign employments are introduced. There are two instruments used to tackle social dumping. First of all, collective agreements have included new regulations which allow insight into foreign workers’ wages and terms of employment. Secondly, there is state control via the Working Environment Authority, registers and tax authorities.

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For more information, please contact the editor Jan Cremers or Sanne van der Gaag, Amsterdam Institute for Advanced Labour Studies (AIAS) cbn-aias@uva.nl or the Head of communications at the ETUI, Willy De Backer wdebacker@etui.org © ETUI


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